DETROIT (WXYZ) - In honor of the late Aretha Franklin, the Detroit Tigers and Comerica Park lit up a marquee with an image of the Queen of Soul.
The image donned Franklin alongside words to her 1967 hit, "Respect."
pic.twitter.com/Me6kUhihu9— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) August 16, 2018
Franklin passed away at the age of 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer.
It was reported that Franklin had been gravely ill overnight Sunday, Aug. 12. The official cause of death was due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type.
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