Richard Bloch

 

 

Age: 78

 

Summary: co-founder of the tax preparation giant H&R Block with his brother Henry (H&R - Henry and Richard) who launched the family-owned bookkeeping service in 1955, which today is the U.S.'s largest tax preparation service, and who later in life became a passionate crusader for cancer patients (he was a cancer survivor himself), founding the R.A. Bloch Cancer Management Center and the R.A. Bloch Cancer Support Center in Kansas City.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: February 15, 1926

 

Died: July 21, 2004

 

Location: Kansas City, Missouri