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The Loss Of Dear Alex Trebek


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According to CNN Alex Trebek, the genial “Jeopardy!” host with all the answers and a reassuring presence in the TV game-show landscape for five decades, has died. He was 80 years old.

Former "Jeopardy!" contestants react to Alex Trebek's death

Former “Jeopardy!” contestants react to Alex Trebek’s death“Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends,” said a statement shared on the show’s Twitter account Sunday. “Thank you, Alex.”The cause of death was not immediately announced. Trebek revealed in March 2019 he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, triggering an outpouring of support and well wishes at the time.Content by AncestryGive the gift of Health this holiday seasonAlong with your genetic health assessment, AncestryHealth® gives you your ethnic origins and genetically influenced personal traits.”Jeopardy!” contestant Ken Jennings tweeted Sunday he was thinking of Trebek’s family and the “Jeopardy!” family, “which, in a way, included millions of us,” he said.”Alex wasn’t just the best ever at what he did,” Jennings wrote. “He was also a lovely and deeply decent man, and I’m grateful for every minute I got to spend with him.”Trebek is survived by his wife, Jean, whom he married in 1990, and his three children.

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