Ed Headrick, the inventor of the modern Frisbee, has died aged 78 at his home in La Selva Beach, California.
Headrick's passion for the flying discs extended far beyond the toy's manufacture – he even asked for his ashes to be moulded into commemorative Frisbees, his son Ken told a local newspaper.
In an interview last year, Mr Headrick said of his fellow Frisbee fans: “When we die, we don’t go to purgatory. We just land up on the roof and lay there.”
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