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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Dahl_(entrepreneur)

Gary Ross Dahl (December 18, 1936 – March 23, 2015) was an American copywriter, creative director, advertising agency owner, entrepreneur and the creator of the Pet Rock. ... "Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78". The New York ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet_Rock

Pet Rock is a collectible conceived in 1975 by advertising executive Gary Dahl. Pet Rocks are smooth stones from Mexico's Rosarito Beach. They were ...

www.nytimes.com/2015/04/01/us/gary-dahl-inventor-of-the-pet-rock-dies-at-78.html

Mar 31, 2015 ... Gary Dahl in 1975 with the Pet Rock, a product that sold for $3.95 and made him a millionaire practically overnight. Credit United Press ...

abcnews.go.com/US/pet-rock-captured-moment-made-creator-millionaire/story?id=30041318

Apr 1, 2015 ... Dahl's Pet Rock was a key innovation of the 1970s, tongue-in-cheek humor ... to put up with all this s---, like that guy that invented the Pet Rock?

www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/04/01/pet-rock-inventor-gary-dahl-dies-at-78

Apr 1, 2015 ... Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in Oregon. Dahl's wife, Marguerite Dahl, confirmed that ...

www.washingtonpost.com/business/gary-dahl-inventor-of-1970s-fad-the-pet-rock-dies-at-78/2015/04/02/f52c6750-d88f-11e4-8103-fa84725dbf9d_story.html

Apr 2, 2015 ... From news services. Gary Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, died March 23 in Jacksonville, Ore. He was 78.

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/05/deal-pet-rocks

May 23, 2016 ... Sarah H. asks: Why did people buy the pet rock when it was just a rock? ... on what they hoped would be the next get-rich-quick invention.

theweek.com/speedreads/547399/pet-rock-inventor-gary-dahl-died-obituary-great

Apr 1, 2015 ... In 1975, a freelance copy writer named Gary Dahl got the idea for the Pet Rock — an ordinary rock, packaged in a pet carrier, requiring no food ...

www.mercurynews.com/2015/04/01/gary-dahl-dies-invented-pet-rock-built-carry-nations-in-los-gatos

Apr 1, 2015 ... Gary Dahl, originator of the Pet Rock, holds Pet Rock items in 1976. Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, ...

people.com/celebrity/pet-rock-inventor-gary-dahl-dies-at-78

Apr 1, 2015 ... Dahl became a millionaire over a matter of months after inventing the Pet Rock in 1975.