POPSUGAR Entertainment Rue McClanahan Rue McClanahan Dies at 76 2010-06-03 09:13:30 RIP: Rue McClanahan Dies at 76 by Entertainment 6/03/10 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Golden Girls star Rue McClanahan passed away this morning due to a massive heart stroke. The actress had experienced health troubles earlier this year when she suffered a minor stroke after a bypass surgery. She will always be remembered as the beloved, saucy Blanche Devereaux, and our thoughts go out to her friends and family. Image Source: WireImage Read More Rue McClanahanRIP POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get the scoop with our daily newsletter Movies A-Listers Young Hollywood TV Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. darlene 5 years This is sad fuzzles 5 years Nooooooooooooo!!! :( postmodernsleaze 5 years ^^ weffie, me too! :( And I love that quote you included. I say it all the time when people bring up the issue of "who should pay for the date, the man or the woman?" Sad, sad news. weffie 5 years Thank you for being a friend :( I'm totally going to cry during my daily 5:30 GG fix. "I don't want to be treated as your equal! No, I want to be treated much better than you!" - Blanche 5 years Sorry to hear that. She will be missed :( gd101 5 years RIP :( 5 years RIP Rue. Thanks for making the world a funnier place to live in...I will eat a nice, big piece of cheesecake in your honor..... 5 years this is so sad. my thoughts are with her family. She was wonderful as Blanche - Golden Girls is one of my favorite shows ever. I still watch it till this day. Only 1 Golden Girl left, Betty White. ilanac13 5 years that's a shame - my thoughts go out to her family and friends. Liss1 5 years R.I.P. Rue!