MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Darrell D. Fish, director of industrial design for the Multiplastics thermoforming operation of Curd Enterprises Inc., died Jan. 25. Fish, 69, had cancer. Fish earned a bachelor's degree in industrial and product design from Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. He embarked on a plastics career in which he created a range of products, from interior car parts for Ford Motor Co. to the Magic Mushroom air freshener, to Tylenol packaging.
Fish developed many of those products through his own company, D.S. Design. He also designed boats for Brunswick Corp. of Baltimore.
He worked at Curd/Multiplastics in Mount Pleasant from 1992 until his death, according to a company spokeswoman. While at the company, he received a patent for the E-Z-Riser, an ergonomic footstool for industrial use.
Fish was a member of the Society of Plastics Engineers.