Jean Trebeek, widow Alex TrebekShe spent her first Christmas since the beloved gaming show host died with her children, reminding her followers to cherish their loved ones this holiday season.
Trebek wrote in: “Time is so precious that it cannot be spent on anything other than kindness.” Instagram Post Saturday, share a photo of son Matthew, 30, and daughter Emily, 27.
“So many blessings of beauty and joy to you and all my dear ones!” She added.
Alex Trebek died on November 8 at the age of 80 after a battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He announced the diagnosis in March 2019 and provided frequent updates to fans, acknowledging waves of “deep and deep sadness” but continuing to show determination and humor.
A few days after his death, Jean Trebeek expressed her gratitude to those who shared what Alex Trebek meant for them.
“My family and I sincerely thank you all for your tender and generous messages,” she wrote on Instagram, side by side. Photo from the couple’s wedding day. “Your expression really touched our hearts. Thank you very much.”
On Christmas Day The last day was originally set to be a “new danger!” The episode featuring Trebek will air. The show later announced that the last two weeks of December would guarantee Trebek’s best episodes of the previous years His last episodes air in the week of January 4. The first episodes filmed since Trebek’s death – which feature a rotating crew of hosts – will air the week of January 11.