Even though we all understood it was coming at some point, that will doesn’t make Alex Trebek ‘s sudden loss of life on Sunday any easier to deal with plus process.
The particular famed Jeopardy! host and Canadian-born TV personality passed away earlier Sunday morning while getting surrounded by family and friends, based on news first revealed with the show itself on Tweets . And now, the world is usually reacting to the very depressing circumstances for the host, who’d already been battling pancreatic cancer for more than a calendar year.
Hours after news from the 80-year-old trivia and information icon’s death first pennyless, you can see some of the most heartfelt, significant, special, and tear-jerking tributes to the man (below):
— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) November 8, 2020
And now, a single last clue:
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“He nurtured the Television safe-space for wise people”
“Who had been Alex Trebek (1940-2020)? ”
Farewell, customer saint of geeks. Peril host since 1984 pic. tweets. com/RECC5zvFDN
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) November 8, 2020
— Hulu (@hulu) November 8, 2020
Alex Trebek has been simply one of the greatest broadcasters within the history of the medium; the particular pinnacle of polished professionalism and reliability, yet still so warm which he felt like a family member. What a present that we all had a chance to learn from his example.
— Adam Conover (@adamconover) November 8, 2020
We’re saddened by passing of legendary @Jeopardy host Alex Trebek. Earlier this year, he helped all of us recruit the next generation associated with astronauts – a display of his dedication to difficult us to expand the knowledge. pic. twitter. com/Z4vwbLy1yn
— NASA (@NASA) November 8, 2020
Alex Trebek’s bravery, grace and strength influenced millions and awed people who knew him. A significant loss for his loved ones, friends, co-workers and numerous viewers. I was honored to become a friend and a part of their professional family for all these types of years. A very sad time.
— Dab Sajak (@patsajak) November 8, 2020
— Jeff Pearlman (@jeffpearlman) Nov 8, 2020
“We have lost an symbol. Almost every night for more compared to three decades, Alex Trebek interested and educated millions all over the world, instilling in so many people a love for trivia. My deepest condolences in order to his family, friends, and everything who are mourning this remarkable loss. ”
— CanadianPM (@CanadianPM) November 7, 2020
Actually sad to hear of Alex Trebek’s passing. Whenever we do the Jeopardy sketches upon SNL, we had a lot of fun and am told he consistently loved them. He has been an absolute national treasure & my condolences go out in order to his loved ones #RIPAlexTrebek
— Darrell Hammond (@DarrellCHammond) November 8, 2020
I knew 2020 would take Alex Trebek.
As the world changed drastically, Alex continued to be unflappable. He hosted Peril with class and a good avuncular charm, interacting with visitors with a characteristic dry spontaneity.
He or she was the last person to become universally-loved.
— Melissa Chen (@MsMelChen) November 6, 2020
— Linda Drag into court Park (@LindaSuePark) November 8, 2020
Which last one… this one can just bring the tears correct out (below):
There might not be a better clip than that one that sums up Alex Trebek’s impact pic. twitter. com/QnMjwOYyK9
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) November 7, 2020
OMG! That’s every thing!
It’s obvious he had an outsized impact on these around him during his time with this earth, and his career within the public eye on television.
Sending all of our like to the longtime TV sport show host’s friends, enthusiasts, loved ones, and family members.
Rest in Serenity, Alex…