Would you like to be buried in a Pringles can?

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Would you like to be buried in a Pringles can?

Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can and was so proud of his achievement that he insisted his ashes be buried in one of the iconic cans. In 1966, Baur came up with a clever way for Procter & Gamble to stack chips rather than tossing them in a bag. When he died last month aged 89, his children respected his wishes and buried his ashes in a Pringles can - Original flavour, of course! Which leads to the question: which one object sums you up so well that you would you like your ashes placed in it?

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Not so much buried in as scattered

This departs a bit from what you're asking but just wanted to say that I would want my ashes scattered over what, for me, is the most beautiful and precious place in the entire world: the moors of Exmoor. I know the exact spot - along a walk that runs at the bottom of Dunkery Beacon from Wootton Courtney to Webber's Post there is a tree which stands in splendid isolation. As a child I called it 'the lonely bush'. When my loved one(s) draws up level with that tree, which is someway off the path, that's where I want my ashes distributed. My old, grey remains will fall upon the rich red soil of my beloved Exmoor and become one.

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