The Mr. Behind Mr. Coffee Dies

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Samuel Glazer, co-founder of the company that brought the world the automatic drip coffee machine, died on March 12 at 89.

He died from complications from leukemia, his wife, Jeanne told The New York Times.

Glazer served in the Army in World War II and afterwards started the precursor to Mr. Coffee, a garage door business, with Mr. Coffee co-founder Vincent Marotta.

Glazer's and Marotta's company North American Systems sold in 1987 for $182 million, reported the Associated Press.

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