January 11 2022
Actress Betty White died of a stroke six days before her death on December 31 at her home in Los Angeles, the Associated Press reported, citing her death certificate. She was 99 years old.
The Los Angeles County death certificate said White had a “cerebrovascular accident,” the medical term for a stroke, on December 25. White’s doctor provided the cause, which is typical in these cases, the AP said.
Information from the death certificate was first reported by TMZ.
The Associated Press said White’s remains were cremated and turned over to Glenn Kaplan, the man responsible for directing advanced healthcare for her. She passed away about three weeks before her 100th birthday on January 17.
She had big plans to celebrate this achievement, including the upcoming movie “100 Years Young,” a roughly two-hour movie about her with cameos from Wyatt’s famous friends including Ryan Reynolds, Tina Fey, Robert Redford, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Clint Eastwood, The Associated Press reported that Jimmy Kimmel and others.
White has been in the show business for decades and has starred in “Golden Girls” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”