Only “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, left, and a few staff members knew that contestant Cindy Stowell of Texas had cancer when she taped an episode in August.
Only “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, left, and a few staff members knew that contestant Cindy Stowell of Texas had cancer when she taped an episode in August. “Jeopardy!”
Only “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, left, and a few staff members knew that contestant Cindy Stowell of Texas had cancer when she taped an episode in August. “Jeopardy!”

‘Jeopardy!’ contestant dies of cancer a week before her episode airs

December 08, 2016 8:29 AM