The television world is mourning the loss of one of its trailblazing pioneers!
Mary Tyler Moore, a woman credited for revolutionizing what it was to be a modern woman in the 70s and 80s, passed away at the age of 80-years-old in Greenwich, Connecticut Wednesday. According to her family, the actress and businesswoman’s death was caused by cardiopulmonary arrest after she had contracted pneumonia.
“Today beloved icon Mary Tyler Moore passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine,” Moore’s longtime representative Mara Buxbaum said in a statement. “A groundbreaking actress, producer, and passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Mary will be remembered as a fearless visionary who turned the world on with her smile.”
She will remembered forever! RIP!