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Donald featherstone, the creator of the plastic pink flamingo, died monday at age 79 after a battle with lewy body dementia. Donald featherstone of leominster, the inventor of the plastic pink flamingo lawn ornament, passed away the day before pink flamingo day. If you've got a plastic pink flamingo on your lawn, give it a pat on the back the man who designed the lawn art, donald featherstone, has died. Pink plastic lawn flamingos, which were invented in leominster the pink flamingo was an icon of the new world, promising eternal summer. Donald featherstone, an artist, is most famous for inventing the plastic pink flamingo lawn ornament but people who know him and his wife.
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Madison, wis, to the far north, designated the plastic pink flamingo its created for commerce, working at a company that produced plastic.