Kirstie Alley, 71, passed away, but how did the "Cheers" star pass away? What led to Kirstie Alley's demise?

It was a " private struggle " with cancer, according to TMZ. On December 5, 2022, Alley's family members posted a notice of her passing on her Twitter account.

The type of cancer that Alley was battling was not specified in the family's statement.

The message was made public by Alley's children on her Twitter profile, claiming that the disease was "just recently detected."

"To all of our friends, near and far, we regret to inform you that our extraordinary

After a cancer struggle, a strong and loving mother has died.

"She fought with incredible strength while being surrounded by her nearest relatives. ,

She has left us with the assurance of her unending joy in life and whatever adventures lie ahead.

She was a more incredible mother and grandmother than she was a legendary actress.

According to Closer Weekly, Lillie Price Stevenson and William True Stevenson were adopted by Kirstie Alley.