Mr. Coffee Creator Vincent Marotta Dies At 91

Aug. 4, 2015

Vincent Marotta, a creator of the Mr. Coffee machine, died at the age of 91 on Aug. 1, reports The New York Times. Marotta began the Mr. Coffee company in 1972 with his business partner Samuel Glazer and subsequently created one of the first automatic drip coffee makers for home use. “Mr. Coffee became a market leader almost immediately,” The New York Times wrote. Marotta was born on Feb. 22, 1924.