Fitchburg Newswire (Page 9)

Fitchburg Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Creator of pink plastic lawn flamingo, the ultimate piece of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    ... and artist who became famous for creating the pink plastic lawn flamingo He died at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, after a long battle with Lewy body dementia, his wife of 40 years Nancy said Featherstone studied art at the ...

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  2. The inventor of the Pink Flamingo yard ornament has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2012 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... wife Nancy, "told The Associated Press on Tuesday that her husband died Monday at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, after a long battle with Lewy body dementia. It's worth noting the Ig Nobel Prize is a take-off of the genuine ...

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  3. Fond farewell for father of iconic pink flamingoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Union Products, Inc. in Leominster, Mass., June 25, 1998. Featherstone died Monday, at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Mass., according to his wife, Nancy. Don Featherstone, the classically trained painter and talented sculptor who was best ...

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  4. Donald Featherstone dead: Creator of pink plastic lawn flamingo dies aged 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Independent

    His wife Nancy told the Associated Press her husband passed away in a care facility in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, after suffering from Lewy body disease, a form of dementia. Featherstone created the pink plastic flamingo in 1957 while working for Union Products, which he based on an image of a flamingo featured in the National Geographic .

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  5. Creator of iconic mascot of Baton Rouge's Spanish Town, the plastic...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | BayouBuzz.com

    The creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch and an iconic symbol for Baton Rouge's oldest neighborhood, has died. Donald Featherstone was 79. Featherstone's wife, Nancy, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that her husband died Monday at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, after a long battle with Lewy body dementia.

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  6. Donald Featherstone, creator of flamingo lawn decor, diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | GantDaily.com

    Donald Feathertone, creator of the iconic pink plastic flamingo that has decorated lawns for decades, died Monday in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Cado Co. President Bruce Zarozny said.

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  7. NEWS Obituary: Pink flamingo sculptor Don FeatherstoneRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Plastics News

    Don Featherstone, a sculptor who created the pink flamingo - and simultaneously became an icon of offbeat American culture, himself - died on June 22 at the Caldwell Home extended care facility in Fitchburg, Mass. His wife, Nancy Featherstone, said he died surrounded by family members.

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  8. My thoughts on an industry icon: Don FeatherstoneRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Plastics News

    ... yourself too seriously. And that is what Don Featherstone was all about, too. Their cool old Victorian house in Fitchburg, Mass., looks like someplace Stephen King would love. The Featherstones have a collection of historical flamingos in their ...

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  9. Don Featherstone, Mass. Native Who Created The Pink Plastic Lawn Flamingo, Dies At 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WBUR-AM Boston

    Don Featherstone was a classically trained painter, a talented sculptor and artist, who became famous for creating the pink plastic lawn flamingo - the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch. He died at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, after a long battle with Lewy body dementia, his wife of 40 years, Nancy, told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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  10. Creator of the Iconic Pink Plastic Flamingo DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... calls "the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch" was an artist named Donald Featherstone. He died yesterday in Fitchburg, Mass. at the age of 79 after fighting Lewy body dementia. Featherstone, an art school graduate, got a job at Union Products ...

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  11. Plastic pink flamingo creator mourned in Florida and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Palm Beach Post

    ... as a young art student when the color pink was coming into vogue. He died Monday from complications of dementia in Fitchburg, in his home state of Massachussetts, the Associated Press reported . He was 79. Every summer, Featherstone, a classically ...

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  12. Photo: In a Feb. 8, 2012, file photo, a light snow fallsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In a Feb. 8, 2012, file photo, a light snow falls on a pink plastic lawn flamingo in Pottsville, Pa. Donald Featherstone, the creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, died Monday, June 22, 2015, at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Mass., according to his wife, Nancy.

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  13. August Stucke Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Item Extra

    CLINTON - August O. Stucke Jr., 61, died Friday, June 19, in the Life Care Center of Leominster, following a period of declining health. He is survived by a son, August O. "Gus" Stucke IV and his wife, Delzanita, of Clinton; his mother, B. Elsie Stucke of Fitchburg; a brother, John Stucke of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Mona Wilbur of Fitchburg and Relda Golding of Pennsylvania; his former wife, Polly A. Stucke of Clinton; and two grandsons, Joshua J. Flores of Pennsylvania and Dustin V. Flores of Ayer.

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  14. Creator of Pink Plastic Lawn Flamingo Dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch, has died. Donald Featherstone was 79. Featherstone's wife, Nancy, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that her husband died Monday at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, after a long battle with Lewy body dementia.

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  15. Don Featherstone, creator of pink plastic lawn flamingo, dies in Massachusetts at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Nanaimo Daily News

    In a Feb. 8, 2012 file photo, a light snow falls on a pink plastic lawn flamingo in Pottsville, Pa. Donald Featherstone, the creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, died Monday, June 22, 2015, at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Mass., according to his wife, Nancy.

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  16. August Stucke Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CLINTON - August O. Stucke Jr., 61, died Friday, June 19, in the Life Care Center of Leominster, following a period of declining health. He is survived by a son, August O. "Gus" Stucke IV and his wife, Delzanita, of Clinton; his mother, B. Elsie Stucke of Fitchburg; a brother, John Stucke of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Mona Wilbur of Fitchburg and Relda Golding of Pennsylvania; his former wife, Polly A. Stucke of Clinton; and two grandsons, Joshua J. Flores of Pennsylvania and Dustin V. Flores of Ayer.

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  17. Creator of the pink plastic flamingo dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    His wife, Nancy, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that her husband died Monday at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, after a long battle with Lewy body dementia. He was 79. Featherstone was working at Union Products in 1957 when he created the pink plastic flamingo, long a symbol of American lawn kitsch.

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  18. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Advocate

    In a Feb. 8, 2012 file photo, a light snow falls on a pink plastic lawn flamingo in Pottsville, Pa. Donald Featherstone, the creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, died Monday, June 22, 2015, at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Mass., according to his wife, Nancy.

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  19. Planning commission accepts $400G EPA Brownfields grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... 2 assessments (actual site samplings). Half of these grant funds will be used within the Wachusett corridor -- Fitchburg, Leominster and parts of Westminster. On Monday, EPA Boston Program Manager Nancy Barmakian presented the check to MRPC Chairman ...

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  20. Reviving talk about pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Lowell Sun

    ... on the route and still in the fight. The main line is no longer crossing town but a north/south pipeline, the Fitchburg Lateral Extension, is still planned. That transmission line will connect NED to the existing Fitchburg lateral that in turn ...

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