Obituary of Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek

George Trebek (born on July 22nd, 1940) was a TV-Personality and gameshow host. He was best known as the host of the well known, long running American TV game show "Jeopardy!". Alex died on November 8th, 2020 after a courageous long, public battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old.

A funeral service is scheduled for next Sunday in Sudbury, with a reception to follow at the local funeral home. His pastor will officiate the graveside ceremony and burial. All are welcome to attend and celebrate George's life and legacy.

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Alex Trebek Biography Wiki:

    • Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Trebek, George
    • Common Name: Alex Trebek
    • Birth Name: George Alexander Trebek
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
    • Birth Date: July 22, 1940
    • Age: 80 (at death)
    • Also Known As: George Trebek, Giorgi Suka-Alex Trebek,Nancy, Georgie, Alexander, Al
    • Category/Genre: TV-Personality

    • Religion: Christian
    • Political Affiliation: Democrat
    • Net Worth: $10 million (estimated)
    • Nationality: Canadian
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Elaine Kares Trebek (married 1974–divorced 1981)
      • Jean Currivan-Trebek (wife, married 1990–his death)
    • Father: George Edward Trebek
    • Mother: Lucille Lagacé
    • Siblings:
      • No brothers or sisters
    • Children:
      • Matthew Trebek (son, born c. 1990)
      • Emily Trebek (daughter, born c. 1993)

Death Notice:

  • Date: November 08, 2020
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer
  • Funeral Arrangements: Alex Trebek's funeral services are private
  • Interment: Buried in Canada

Quotable Quotes:

"I have learned quite a bit working at Jeopardy, but it's not like you know enough about the topics to lead a discussion at a cocktail party."

"I am here to give you an update about my cancer and my medical condition."

"My IQ is 143 but that does'n mean I would dominate Jeopardy."

"I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table."

Is he dead or alive? According to our unconfirmed records, Mr. Trebek has passed away.

Related Links:

Wikipedia.org: Alex Trebek
IMDB.com: Alex Trebek

Community Comments:

Thomas Sharples Sr.: A great man he will be sadly missed I am overwhelmed. God will hold you In his arms because of the man you were. God bless you and your family.

Ned Andrews: He was one heck of a great man and it is so sad to read his obituary and see all the things that he did in his lifetime.


Obit Quality Rating: 4
Last Updated: 2020-11-20 11:58:00
By: Tucker

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