Cincinnati, Ohio: Fred Baur, Buried In Pringles Can

Fredric Baur invented Pringles potato chips in 1966. When he died in 2008 his ashes were buried in a Pringles can. He has a simple, flat-on-the-ground gravestone, but visitors often bring cans of Pringles (original flavor) as photo props.

Arlington Cemetery

Address:
2145 Compton Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Directions:
Arlington Cemetery. Enter the cemetery, drive to the white administration building, park in its lot, then walk south along the road. Baur's grave will be on the left, just past the first cross road.
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Grave of Dr Fredric John Baur.

Fred Baur, Buried In Pringles Can

Rather unremarkable grave for a man who gave us so much!

[Christopher Page, 05/05/2022]

Pringles guy.

Fred Baur, Buried in a Pringles Can

Low-key grave in the Masonic Gardens of Arlington Cemetery conceals an interesting secret: the ashes interred there are in a Pringles can. Dr. Baur developed the can and the system of stacking the Pringles potato chips; he was so proud of his creation, he requested that his remains be buried in it. The grave is in the Masonic Gardens (look for the four giant chairs facing one another), and is fairly close to the road. It will be on the corner closest to the white administration building.

To our great disappointment, cemetery decoration rules seem to curtail any effort to mark the spot with a giant bronze Pringles can.

[Kitsa, 08/11/2021]

Although permanent grave decoration is forbidden, visitors to Baur's grave often bring a can of Pringles (original flavor) as a photo prop.


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