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1927 - January 16, 2013
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. He was 86.
Cassagnes died on Jan. 16 in a Paris suburb, said the Ohio Art Co., based in Bryan in northwest Ohio. The cause wasn't disclosed Saturday.
"Etch A Sketch has brought much success to the Ohio Art Company, and we will be eternally grateful to Andre for that....
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