Maurice Richard’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) August 4, 1921

Death Date May 27, 2000

Age of Death 78 years

Cause of Death Respiratory Insufficiency

Profession Hockey Player

The hockey player Maurice Richard died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of the NHL’s all time greatest, known as Rocket Richard. He set numerous scoring records and retired with 544 career goals, all for the Montreal Canadiens.

He married Lucille Norchet, whom he met when he was 16 and she was 13. He had a total of seven children.