Niagara Falls is to be lit in white tonight to honor Betty White’s 100th birthday

For 15 minutes on Monday night, Niagara Falls will pay tribute to legendary actress Betty White by lighting up both the Canadian and American waterfalls – of course in white.

The Niagara Falls Illumination Board says Horseshoe and American Falls will be washed in white between 7:30 pm and 7:45 pm ET to honor what would have been the Illinois-born star’s 100th birthday.

White, known for his portrayal of Rose in the late 1980s sitcom Golden girls and for his roles in other shows, died Dec. 31 at his home in Los Angeles after a stroke on Dec. 25.

Her comic chops and up-to-date charm made her a TV support for more than 60 years, leaving several generations of fans in mourning.

The lighting board has funded and operated the night lighting of the waterfalls since 1925. It consists of representatives from many local councils and municipal authorities on both sides of the border.

White, who appeared in Los Angeles on June 9, 2010, died last month just a few weeks after his 100th birthday. (Matt Sayles / The Associated Press)

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