Robert Louis Bouchard, the former president and chief executive
officer of Glass Distributors Inc., a wholesale distributor of
automotive and architectural glass, died August 2, 2004 at Sibley
Memorial Hospital. He was 75.
Bouchard co-founded the company in 1956 after working for miles
Glass Co. and retired from Glass Distributors in 2001. The company,
operated by his son, Stephen, now solely focuses on architectural
He is survived by five children, 12 grandchildren, three brothers
and a sister.