Golden Girls Star Rue McClanahan Dies at 76 Jake Ziegler | June 3, 2010 | Top Story | No Comments 177Share on Facebook77Share on Twitter110Share on Reddit152Share on EmailThe sad news just keeps coming. Extra reports that “Rue McClanahan, who played Blanche Deveraux on the popular ’80s sitcom “Golden Girls,” died on Thursday after suffering a massive stroke. She was 76. Read more here. 177Share on Facebook77Share on Twitter110Share on Reddit152Share on Email Tags: Celebrity Deaths About The Author cefjiggz I grew up and now I write for Inside Pulse. Oh, and one time I saw a blimp!