The death certificate of Raquel Welch, the legendary actress, has revealed that she suffered from cardiac arrest and Alzheimer’s disease.
TMZ obtained the document which confirmed that the actress had not publicly revealed her battle with Alzheimer’s.
She passed away on February 15th at her home in Los Angeles, following a “brief illness,” as described by her family.
According to the death certificate, Raquel Welch died at 2:25 AM, and she was cremated.
The document also notes her long and successful career in Hollywood.
The 82-year-old actress spent 60 years in the entertainment industry. She became an international s*x symbol in 1966 after back-to-back starring roles in “One Million Years B.C.” and “Fantastic Voyage.”
Cardiac arrest is a serious medical condition that occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating, leading to a lack of oxygen in the body. According to the National Institutes of Health, 90% of people who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital die, typically within minutes.
The news of Raquel’s death shocked many of her fans, who were not aware of her Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
It’s a progressive disorder that affects memory, thinking, and behavior. It is the most common cause of dementia among older adults and is incurable.
Raquel’s family has not commented on her Alzheimer’s diagnosis or the circumstances surrounding her death.
The icons legacy as an actress is widely recognized, and she was an inspiration to many people around the world.
The news of her passing was met with an outpouring of condolences and tributes from her fans and colleagues in the entertainment industry – many remembered her for her incredible talent, beauty, and charisma on and off-screen.
Her legacy as an actress will live on, and her contributions to the entertainment industry will never be forgotten.