Official Cause Of Death Of Robin Thicke’s Dad, Alan Thicke, Revealed…

Posted On : December 22, 2016

ILOSM family a week after the beloved father of Robin Thicke, actor Alan Thicke, suddenly passed away on December 13, 2016, at the age of 69, the official cause of death has been released. Below are the details…


Via People: The iconic actor died of a “ruptured aorta” and a “standard type A aortic dissection,” according to Thicke’s official death certificate obtained by PEOPLE. The document states that Thicke died mere minutes after his aorta ruptured. […] The Canadian native complained of chest pains while playing hockey with his youngest son, Carter, at Pickwick Gardens skating rink in Burbank, California. Shortly after being taken to the hospital, Thicke had died..

A ruptured aorta is basically a major tear on the aorta, which is the largest organ in the human body.

Alan Thicke with his wife and youngest son

It was also reported, by TMZ, that “doctors desperately tried to save Alan’s life by performing a median sternotomy — it’s a surgical procedure where doctors literally crack open the sternum to open up the area around the heart and lungs so they can operate. Alan was stricken with the heart attack at around 11:15 AM last week. He died 3 hours later in surgery at Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Burbank. Time of death was listed at 2:14 PM.”

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Alan Thicke with Robin Thicke’s ex-wife/mother of his grandson, actress Paula Patton

Robin Thicke’s ex-wife/actress, Paula Patton expressed her pain about her former father-in-law on Instagram the other day…
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Alan Thicke is survived by his wife, Tanya Callou, and his three sons: Brennan (41), Robin (39), and Carter (19).

Alan brought joy to millions of people on “Growing Pains” back in the day and we sincerely hope that his loved ones will one day be able to find comfort in the joyous memories they shared with him. Rest well Alan Thicke.

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