“Growing Pains” star Alan Thicke's sudden demise shook the world on December 13, 2016. Despite all the speculations, the primary cause of Alan Thicke’s death has finally been revealed.
The 69-year-old veteran actor died from "ruptured aorta, " and a "Stanford type An aortic dissection," according to his official death certificate. The document also states that Thicke died mere minutes after his aorta ruptured.
Alan Thicke reportedly died three hours after the tear, that struck while playing hockey with his son Carter. Although he was rushed to the hospital minutes after the attack, the doctors declared his demise that afternoon.
After Thicke's funeral, Tanya Callau, his wife of over a decade broke her silence.
"It is with gut wrenching sadness and unbelievable grief that I thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for the outpouring of love and support during this unimaginable time,"
Moreover, she added:
"Through tears and smiles our dearest of family and friends came together at our home to celebrate the life of my sweet and devoted husband Alan Thicke. Yesterday, along with my step sons and our combined extended family, we laid my beloved husband, soul mate and the patriarch of our family to rest. We ask that you respect our privacy during this time of profound mourning."
Paying tribute to his father, Robin Thicke hailed him as “the greatest man I ever met” and “always a gentleman.”
“The good thing was that he was beloved and he had closure, I saw him a few days ago and told him how much I loved and respected him.”
In memorial of the late sitcom star, the entire cast of Growing Pains attended Alan Thicke’s funeral which included Leonardo DiCaprio, Kirk Cameron, Alex Trebek, Bill Maher and Bob Saget.#Canadian actor #Robin Thicke