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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 06: Actress Betty White speaks onstage during the Informal Session: Betty White's Off Their Rockers" panel during the NBCUniversal portion of the 2012 Winter TCA Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on January 6, 2012 in Pasadena, California.

Betty White’s cause of death has been revealed, according to PeopleThe gossip site reports that the American icon died from a stroke that she suffered six days prior to her passing on December 31, 2021.

A death certificate obtained by the gossip site TMZ says that the comedian’s cause of death  “is listed as a cerebrovascular accident, which is a loss of blood flow to part of the brain, resulting in brain tissue damage.”

Betty was alert and coherent after the stroke according to the outlet adding that she died peacefully in her sleep at home.

Her passing was just weeks before her milestone 100th birthday on January 17 which has been dubbed “Betty White Day” in her Illinois hometown Oak Park.

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