We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce, and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer, only recently discovered. Those were the words of the children of actress Kirstie Alley who died yesterday, Monday, December 5. She was 71.
Cancer is a major killer and has taken many lives, Not just in the entertainment industry but in other industries as well. Kirstie joins a list of entertainers who had lost their lives to cancer this year.
The news of Kirstie’s passing reverberated around the world, with those conversant with her and her work noting the impact of her exit on the scene and in their lives as well. Social media have been abuzz with comments about her tragic passing since.
Reflecting on her life while on earth, her family had spoken about her passion for life and zest for her grandchildren and her many animals.
Until her death, the Emmy-winning actress stood out for many roles and films, including her performances in “Cheers,” “David’s Mother” and “Look Who’s Talking.” As one fan rightly noted on Twitter, her passing marks the end of an era.
Details of her funeral will be out shortly. Stay tuned if you please.