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. Source: WireImage Read More Rue McClanahanRIP Get the scoop with our daily newsletter A-Listers Young Hollywood Movies TV Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. darlene 4 years This is sad fuzzles 4 years Nooooooooooooo!!! :( postmodernsleaze 4 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 4 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 4 years Sorry to hear that. She will be missed :( gd101 4 years RIP :( 4 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..... 4 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 4 years that's a shame - my thoughts go out to her family and friends. Liss1 4 years R.I.P. Rue!