Alex Trebek's Wife Posts Emotional Clip From His Final 'Jeopardy!' Days 1 Year After His Death

There are very few celebrities in the world that are universally loved, and Alex Trebek was one of those celebrities. So many of us grew up watching the beloved host every single evening on Jeopardy. He was in our house so much it truly felt like he was family!

It's hard to believe it's been a year since the world lost such an incredible man. Now, his wife Jean is sharing an emotional clip to commemorate the anniversary.

As fans may recall, Alex Trebek was initially diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March of 2019.

The announcement was made through an emotional video on the Jeopardy Twitter account, where he announced that he planned to "keep working and with the love and support of my family and friends -- and with the help of your prayers also -- I plan to beat the low survival rate statistics for this disease."

Sadly, the beloved "Jeopardy!" host died on November 8th, 2020.

The show's account shared the news, saying: "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. Thank you, Alex."

Now, one year later, Alex's wife Jean is sharing a clip from one of his final days as the host of the trivia show.

In the video, Alex introduces the National Compassion Challenge, a program aimed at aiding teachers in "helping elementary students foster empathy and compassion for their classmates," he explains.

"Sounds like a good idea, doesn't it?" he adds.

At the end of the video, the organization reveals that the education technology company EVERFI will be providing an additional 100 elementary schools with access to the Compassion Project in honor of Alex.

Jean captioned the video with an important message about her husband's legacy.

"My beloved husband passed away one year ago… one of his final messages was that of the importance of having compassion for each other. In honor of Alex's beautiful and powerful life, please take a moment to watch this short video," she wrote.

What a beautiful way to remember a wonderful man.