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Cause of Death for Legendary The Price is Right Host Bob Barker Revealed

The cause of death for Springfield Central and Drury University graduate, and legendary The Price is Right host Bob Barker has been released.

Barker, who was 100 days shy of his 100th birthday, died as a result of Alzheimer’s Disease, according to a report first released by TMZ.

His death certificate indicates he had been living with Alzheimer’s for several years, and also listed hypertension and high cholesterol as “other significant conditions” in his passing.

Barker hosted The Price is Right for over 30 years, from 1972 to 2007.

He was a 1941 graduate of Central High School and then attended Drury University on a basketball scholarship, graduating with honors after serving in the military during World War II.