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Great Author Bob Proctor Passed Away at 88


We are sad to announce that the great self-help author, Bob Proctor has sadly passed away on February 4, 2022. He was 88. RIP.

US day News doesn’t confirm or refuse any reason for his death, but according to an Email from one of his friends, “Bob Proctor died from Covid exposure resulting in kidney failure. He has visited Las Vegas on New Years and became ill 10 days after returning. He was hospitalized at NorthYork General Hospital are he was put on ventilator for 2 or 3 days. His health improved enough to be removed from intubation before his kidney’s starting failing. Prior to this he was in hospital several times during the fall and treated for lung infections including pneumonia as well as an operation for bladder cancer. His death was not sudden, he had been seriously ill for months and he refused the option for dialysis, instead choosing to die at home.”

Bob Proctor was a towering figure in self-help. He founded his company in 1973. He was famous for his motivational speeches on how to be a better version of yourself despite being an entrepreneur, teacher, writer, business consultant, and counselor.

Writer Bob Proctor has died at the age of 88

Reading classic books by people like Napoleon Hill, Earl Nightingale, and Wallace D. Wattles had inspired him to have developed firm ideas and visions about how people should live life in order to be fully successful in whatever they wish to accomplish.

He helped people move beyond the place on which they are hoping to go and in doing so, recognize their true potential.

Here are some of his books:

  • You Were Born Rich (1984),
  • Become a Magnet to Money Through the Sea of Unlimited Consciousness (2006),
  • It’s Not About the Money (2008),
  • Stop Wishing, Start Winning (with Dean Philpott) (2011),
  • The Infinite Power Within (with Lorie Gannon) (2011),
  • Thoughts Are Things: Turning Your Ideas Into Realities (2014),
  • Take Action Now! (with Maria Nemeth and Jimmy Mack) (2014),
  • The Art of Living (2015),
  • The ABCS of Success (2015),
  • The 7 Power Principles for Success (2016),
  • Destinies (with Peggy McColl and Sandy Gallagher) (2017),
  • The Art of Thinking: Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life (with Sandra Gallagher) (2018),
  • 12 Power Principles for Success (2019).

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More about Bob Proctor’s Life and Career

Mr. Proctor was born on July 5, 1934, in Toronto, Canada. He had a great deal of difficulty in finding a job and was unclear about what his future would be like.

Author Bob Proctor has sadly died at 88
Great author Author Bob Proctor unexpectedly passed away at the age of 88

He later recognized his true potential and he found himself reading Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, and this book became the turning point of his life.

He worked in many different companies around the world where he offered services to clean and opened up his own company as well. He decided to join Nightingale-Conant from where he received firsthand tutoring by the infamous Earl Nightingale to learn more things.

In his bestselling book You Were Born Rich, Bob instilled his concept of how elitism lies within us all and is waiting to be discovered, and his other works, including Mission in Commission, The Goal Achiever, The Winner’s Image, The Recruiting Puzzle, The Success Puzzle, The Success Series, and Being the Very Best, have gained a large following worldwide.

He also collaborated on a course based on the Science of Getting Rich curriculum with Michael Beckwith and Jack Canfield, authors of The Secret and Chicken Soup for the Soul, respectively.

Bob Proctor presented the concepts of self-development in his notable interview with Larry King, bringing to light his description of how one should be on a journey to find his best self, polish that version, and carry it with him on the route to success.

He also discussed how creativity and imagination play a key role in finding happiness and attaining extraordinary success in all aspects of life.

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Reactions to Bob Proctor’s Death

After the tragic news that Bob Proctor has died, several fans, friends, and supporters reacted and stated their condolences on social media websites following this tragic news.

Writer Bob Proctor passed away at 88

Nordine Zouareg tweeted: “Bob Proctor was an amazing teacher. Thank you Bob for your contribution to making our world a much better place.”

One fan wrote: “Today we lost a kind soul. A mentor to millions and a dear friend to me. God speed Bob until we meet again.” Another tweeted: “One of my greatest mentors in the personal and professional development arenas and a true icon will be surely missed. His impact on the world and the mind will forever live on. #RIP #BobProctor

Another fan also wrote on Twitter: “When I started my journey to self-growth and became serious with my love for business, Bob Proctor was one of the mentors that really inspired me to read more, learn more and do more.”

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  1. James Deal February 4, 2022

    A truly unique leader in motivation, I will always treasure his memory and influence. A man of integrity up until the end of his life. Only wish I could have met him personally.
    If you want a positive influence during these negative times, you will read and watch his work.
    Thank you, sir.

    1. US day News February 4, 2022

      Bob Proctor’s death has broken many hearts. We are all saddened by his passing. He will rest in paradise.

  2. Helen Adams February 4, 2022

    So sorry to hear of your passing Bob, you were a true inspiration to me. I loved your work and your zest and passion for life. Your legacy will live on. RIP.

  3. Anita Green February 4, 2022

    Bob’s passing leaves a huge void here for so many and he’s already coaching the angels in heaven. I’m so sad…loved him.

  4. Theresa Mikita Lepiane February 4, 2022

    I am privileged to have met Bob Proctor when I joined the 3% Club many years ago. I will always have fond memories of Arizona and Toronto even though it has been twenty years since I’ve seen Bob. He changed so many lives for the better, my own included. He was a beacon for good in the world. He will be missed. Prayers, love and light to speed him on his way and to his family in their grief. I’m sure there is a “parking space” near the front for this man.

    1. US day News February 5, 2022

      So sorry for your loss, dear Theresa Mikita Lepiane. You’re really lucky that you had spent time with this wonderful man. Our heart is broken. He will rest in paradise.

  5. Myra Espey February 4, 2022

    The most influential mentor in my life.


  6. George Apostolopoulos February 4, 2022

    Rest easy on the wings of eternity…

  7. Cal Challand February 4, 2022

    I’m saddened by Bob.Proctors death. I’m so glad I was able to listen to his guidance and teachings while he was still alive. I will continue to listen to him but it’s not quite the same. Thankyou for your life and your influence on thousands of people. We are all better for it. Rest In Peace..

    1. US day News February 5, 2022

      We are all saddened by the death of Mr. Proctor. Our condolences to his family and all loved ones.

  8. Karina February 4, 2022

    Bob was a great inspiration and I am very sad to hear of his passing.

  9. Sweet Bob Proctor helped me dream truely for the first time, taught me to write dream for the first…if I was happy I would be…
    I am so sad & heavy hearted to hear this incredible soul is not here anymore to continue lifting humans to a greater possible place. Love to all. THANK YOU Bob from every cell in my being. 🙏🤍💎

    1. US day News February 5, 2022

      Bob Proctor’s death has broken our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.

  10. Rick Spence February 4, 2022

    Bob changed my life over 30 years ago. My mentor and teacher I am sad for your loss. Your lessons will live on through my positive mental attitude. RIP Bob, you made a difference!!

    1. US day News February 5, 2022

      Bob Proctor gave inspirational messages to many and touched so many hearts. His soul may rest in peace.

  11. Pamela February 5, 2022

    Bob Proctor was love personified. He was bold and Godly! His beautiful spirit was recognizable as he was chosen. I already miss him and thank him with my whole heart!

    1. US day News February 5, 2022

      Mr. Proctor was an amazing author. He touched so many lives. He will rest in paradise.

  12. Nina February 6, 2022

    Thank you, Bob Proctor, for changing my life. RIP

  13. Peter P February 7, 2022

    Interesting you made no mention of one of his most influential pieces of work, The Secret, whom he co-wrote with Rhonda Byrne – although Rhonda is credited as the author. Bob spoke a lot about the laws of attraction and how to manifest change in ones life. RIP Bob. You will be greatly missed.

    1. US day News February 8, 2022

      Thanks for your useful information, dear Peter P. We please your interaction.

  14. Frank McLaughlin February 7, 2022

    God Bless you Bob, and your family.He believed in God, and believed in man,”We are all created by God in the image of God”.
    Success and wealth so you can help the poor too. Great man! God must have asked him to come up and give a few folks a tune up!

  15. Jeremy February 7, 2022

    I Met Bob when he came to my country. Said I was a very creative person.
    I am indebted to you Bob for your powerful, clear presentations such as the Paradigm Shift.
    Had never heard of this and I thought that doesn’t apply to me. Well was I wrong!
    Thank you Bob for pointing out that paradigms had me by the throat.
    Your vast knowledge is your legacy.
    Jeremy in New Zealand.

    1. US day News February 8, 2022

      You’re really lucky that you had spent time with this wonderful man. Mr. Proctor was an amazing author. He touched so many lives. His soul may rest in peace.

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  16. Tiffany February 19, 2022

    I just saw this sad news. As an earnest student of the upward spiral and always growing deeper in my knowledge of self so that I can impact the world around me in a positive way, this man was truly a legend. Bob could pluck abundance our of the air, challenge you on your own limiting beliefs, and love you the whole journey through.

    I had the privilege of learning from him several times a year through his deep friendship with Mary Morrissey and her Brave Thinking Institute. Much like his idol, Napolean Hill, Bob’s impact will echo throughout generations. We love and miss him already and celebrate this bright being of light. RIP my friend and mentor.

  17. Ka-Ron Yvonne Wade February 22, 2022

    I will always treasure Mr. Proctor words he was an inspiration to me. RIP

  18. Valerina Folau February 24, 2022

    I can’t put into words how sad this makes me to only learn of the passing of a great man that was/is such a inspiration to my life. A man who’s words have taught me so much and will
    continue to teach me throughout my years. My mentor 😢
    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU uncle Bob (my nickname for him) for all you have taught not only me, but millions of others.
    You will be sadly missed xxx

  19. Sam Ngugi February 28, 2022

    Surely we are ruled by dead people. Today 02/27/2022 i met Bob and without knowing he passed on earlier this month i was taking notes of his videos messages for they spoke to my heart. I will follow and be a doer of his words for the are living and dynamic for those who know. As Jesus said ‘ let those who have ear hear. i will hear. Love yo BOb

  20. Jean Trebek March 18, 2022

    Love and gratitude to your life, Bob…I never met you in person but really appreciated your teachings.
    Thank you for everything. Love always. Jean

  21. Alex Sapulla April 27, 2022

    I was hoping to see a live lecture from him, but at same time, I worried if he’ld have enough time for that, because of his advanced age.

    Well, certainly his thoughts and learnings will remain and I hope we could make the best use of it ever.

    1. Lincoln Davis May 11, 2022

      Bob made a huge impact on me when I first came across him in The Secret. Truly inspirational and uplifting making you believe you can have whatever you want in this world. rIP great man

  22. Stefan Schnass July 6, 2022

    I am so deeply touched by the information that Bob Proctor has gone in February 2022. He inspired me so much and I will remind him all the time. Thank you having been here. RIP.

  23. Janice Buenconsejo July 18, 2022

    I’m really saddened to hear Bob already passed away. I’ve been following him on youtube but never knew about his passing not until Gerry Roberts mentioned about it today. It breaks my heart as this man left great principles that made me stay positive in life. You are a legendary man and you’ve influenced a lot of people Bob. I love you.

    1. US day News July 20, 2022

      We appreciate you for sharing your comment, Bob was a real legend and will be alive in our hearts and minds forever; may he rest in heaven.


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