Betty White Ludden, an American actress and comedian known as a pioneer of early television died weeks before her hundredth birthday.
Betty White died in her Los Angeles home early on New Year’s Eve at the age of 99.
The beloved “Golden Girls” and “Mary Tyler Moore Show” actor died at her home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles as the result of a Dec. 25 cerebrovascular accident, the medical term for a stroke, according to the LA County death certificate.
The cause was provided by White’s doctor, as is typical in such cases.
Betty White was cremated and her remains were given to Glenn Kaplan, the man in charge of her advanced health care directive.
A nationwide movie event will go on as planned on January 17th, 2022, to celebrate what would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday.
The film, to be shown at 900 theaters nationwide, will follow Betty White’s day-to-day life, highlighting her work and fervent advocacy for animals.