Etch A Sketch inventor died in January

Posted at: 02/02/2013 6:55 PM
Updated at: 02/02/2013 8:26 PM
By: The Associated Press

BRYAN, Ohio (AP) - Andre Cassagnes, the inventor of the Etch A Sketch toy that generations of children drew on, shook up and started over, has died in France, the toy's maker said.

Cassagnes died Jan. 16 in a Paris suburb at age 86, said the Ohio Art Co., based in Bryan in northwest Ohio. The cause wasn't disclosed Saturday.
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