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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