Golden Girls star Rue McClanahan has passed away at the age of 76 from a massive stroke. According to her manager “she had her family with her. She went in peace.” McClanahan’s  portrayal of Blanche Deveraux, the lusty Southern belle onGolden Girls, reminded people that women can be sexy at any age. Samantha off of Sex and the City? Samantha had nothing on Blanche.  We will always remember her zest for life and great ideas (like this one):