‘Jeopardy’ posts Thanksgiving message taped before Alex Trebek’s death

What You Need to Know: Alex Trebek

It’s been almost a month since Alex Trebek died from pancreatic cancer, but his final thoughts are still being sent to his family and friends.

Trebek recorded a message of Thanksgiving, reminding everyone that “there are many reasons to be thankful,” “Good Morning America” reported.

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The sentiments were posted to “Jeopardy’s” Twitter page.

Trebek died Nov. 8 at the age of 80. He announced in March 2019 that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, CNN reported.

A permanent replacement for Trebek has not been named, but former contestant, turned producer, Ken Jennings will be filling in once taping resumes.

Trebek had recorded enough shows to get to Christmas, with his final show airing Christmas Day.

Trebek is survived by his wife Jean and three children.

FILE PHOTO: Alex Trebek poses in the press room during the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Pasadena Civic Center on May 05, 2019 in Pasadena, California. "Jeopardy" producers released a message the game show host recorded before his death.
FILE PHOTO: Alex Trebek poses in the press room during the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Pasadena Civic Center on May 05, 2019 in Pasadena, California. "Jeopardy" producers released a message the game show host recorded before his death. (Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)