Betty White Passes Away at the Age of 99


Ryan Van Veldhuizen, Editor

Betty White, beloved actress has died at the age of 99 on December 31, 2021. She passed away due to a stroke six days after it occurred in Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA.

Being born on January 17, 1922, she almost lived through an entire century. Throughout her life, she has been on some of the most famous sitcoms such as “The Golden Girls” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” In her career spanning more than 80 years, she has won eight Emmy awards, three American Comedy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild awards, and one Grammy.

 This is a moment everyone didn’t want to see coming but obviously had to come at some point. She has become one of the most famous women in the world because of her countless works and accomplishments. She almost turned 100 just 17 days before her birthday, so she didn’t earn the accomplishment of living an entire century.

With the wealth and fame she earned, she has advocated for equality for everyone. Along with donating to many animal rights organizations such as the Los Angeles SPCA. To commemorate her people are donating to animal organizations in her honor.

“I felt really sad because she was just turning 100… I loved her in the Proposal, she was a really funny person, I loved her in her SNL skits” stated Nour Dandouch, Junior.

She has decided to not be buried next to her deceased husband Allen Ludden at Graceland Cemetery in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. But instead, she is being cremated and given to Glenn Kaplan who is in charge of her advanced health care directive.