The cause of death of Aretha Franklin is Pancreatic Cancer. It was revealed that this was battled by the singer for quite some time since her retirement. Franklin is known as “The Queen of Soul.” She has managed to produce a lot of hit songs that are still known by people of today. Prior to her death, she was sent to hospice care and her family was informed that she would pass any day because of her condition.
Her cancer was already in its advanced stages and there was nothing that could be done anymore. Franklin showed that she was passionate about singing and she was highly recognized for it. She is truly one of the most accomplished singers of her time.