Betty White was loved by millions for her decades of work in the entertainment industry. As his death on December 31, 2021, shortly before his 100th birthday, the golden girls The actress has been praised by her co-stars and fans for the way she lived her life and paved the way for women in the business. For those hoping to honor the actress in a more official capacity, her agent also shares details about White’s funeral arrangements and how fans can pay tribute.
Arrangements for Betty White’s funeral are still in progress, Jeff Witjas, White’s agent at APA (Agency for the Performing Arts), told People after the actress died in her sleep of natural causes at the age of 99. Witjas reported that White’s wishes were for a private ceremony.
Betty White was known for not taking herself too seriously, as evidenced by her on-screen comedic roles as Sue Ann Nivens in The Mary Tyler Moore Show and silly Rose Nylund in The golden girls. She had hilarious fake fights with other celebrities, and she presenting concert in Saturday night live it was an instant classic. It’s completely on the mark that White wouldn’t want his fans to make a fuss over his death, but fans who need an outlet for their grief can still contribute to his memory in a very meaningful way.
In addition to being known for her comedy, Betty White was an avid animal activist. He worked with the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association for more than 50 years and was a member of its Board of Trustees for most of that time. Jeff Witjas said that continuing this passion would be an appropriate way for fans to pay their respects.
Some of Betty White’s favorite charities included the Los Angeles Zoo, Tree People, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Wildlife Learning Center, Actors and Others for Animals, Aquarium of the Pacific, and Guide Dogs for the blind. However, as his agent said, even a donation to a local charity would be a fitting way to honor the off-screen work that was so important to White.
Fans will also be able to celebrate Betty White’s life with a special, as producer Steve Boettcher had been gathering footage for a documentary special honoring the actress on her 100th birthday, which would have been January 17, 2022. Betty White: a celebration will cover the legend’s career and professional accomplishments, as well as some more private moments with the beloved actress, showing her with friends, family, and working with animals.
Betty White even recorded a special message thanking her fans for being included in the film, which will undoubtedly have a more emotional impact on fans after her death. The documentary will also feature many of Betty White’s famous friends and fans, including Ryan Reynolds. Robert Redford, Carol Burnett, Morgan Freeman, Tina Fey, and Clint Eastwood. Betty White: a celebration It will open in multiple theaters across the country under Fathom Events on January 17.