In 1955,Bernarr MacFadden developed a urinary tract blockage which he attempted to treat by fasting. October 7, unconscious and near death, he was taken by ambulance to a hospital, but doctors could do nothing to save him. He died Oct. 12, 1955.
Bernarr Macfadden (1868 -
1955), the "Father of Physical Culture" Bodybuilder, Health
Teacher, Author, Publisher, Resort Owner,
Founder of Physcultopathy