The man who came up with Doritos, Arch West, died last Tuesday at the tender age of 97. If you think that's old, his chips were created in 1961.
From the article on NBC News.
A graveside service is planned for 10:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas. [Jana Hacker] told The Dallas Morning News that before putting dirt over her father's urn, they planned to toss in a few Doritos.
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