“Your expressions really touched our hearts. “
The world still mourns the passing of Alex Trebek, who died last Sunday of pancreatic cancer.
Trebek’s wife Jean shared a photo from the couple’s 1990 wedding on Instagram in a moving tribute, thanking the world for their outpouring of support.
“My family and I sincerely thank you all for your compassionate messages and generosity,” she wrote.
“Your expressions really touched our hearts. Thank you very, very much ”, she continued before signing,“ Many blessings to all, Jean Trebek.
As People note, Alex and Jean Trebek first met in 1988 and got married two years later. The couple also had two children together: Emily, 27, and Matthew, 29.
And earlier this year, Alex opened up to People about how Jean supported him as he battled cancer: “She kept me alive,” he said. “If it hadn’t been for Jean, I would have gotten out of this a long time ago.
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