Clarence “Pete” Clapp, passed on July 18, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He is survived by his 5 children, 7 grandchildren, 2 stepgrandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
As one of the early founders of the Aerosol Industry, he was instrumental in creating many consumer products as well as many pieces of the evolving Aerosol mechanics. His inventiveness, backed by hundreds of patents, lead to his having a positive impact on millions of lives the world over. Before beginning his illustrious career there were only two Aerosol products extant; one fire extinguisher and a pesticide. An early product was Formula 409 which many will remember as the first scrubbing bubbles product on the market.