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Add another one to the list…

Let’s be blunt: 2016 has been a brutal year for deaths.

From big celebrities to small, it seems not a day passes (ouch) without some new name added to this blackest of lists.

Add one more: Jim Delligatti.


You say you don’t know who Mr. Delligatti is?

Here’s a hint:

And here’s a second hint:

Mr. Delligatti, for those who don’t know the name (like me, until I read the below article) was the creator of what is arguably McDonald’s best known menu item: The Big Mac.

Mr. Delligatti created the famous item back in 1967 and it became a part of all the McDonald menus in 1968.  He passed away yesterday at the age of 98 and if you want to read a little more about the man and his creation, here you go:

Big Mac Creator Jim Delligatti Dies at 98