Maine ‘Jeopardy!’ champion remembers Alex Trebek

POINTS,, MAINLY IN BIG TECH STOCKS LIKE APPLE AND MICROSOFT… SADNESS AND FOND MEMORIES OVER THE LOSS OF JEOPARDY HOST ALEX TREBEC ARE POURING IN FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE. INCLUDING FROM HERE IN MAINE TREBEK PASSED AWAY OVER THE WEEKEND AFTER A BATTLE WITH PANCREATIC CANCER DENNIS COFFEY OF OLD ORCHARD BEACH WON THREE NIGHTS IN A ROW BACK IN JANUARY. COFFEE SAYS DURING HIS BRIEF TIME AS CHAMPION – HE FOUND ALEX TREBEC A REAL PLEASURE TO BE AROUND. I THOUGHT HE WAS VERY PATERNAL HE WOULD PROP UP CONTESTANTS WHO DIDN’T DO WELL MYSELF INCLUDED IN THE LAST GAME HE WAS VERY WITTY VERY SHARP BUT HE WAS WARM. TREBEK HOS

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Maine ‘Jeopardy!’ champion remembers Alex Trebek

Trebek died Sunday following cancer diagnosis

An Old Orchard Beach man who was a “Jeopardy!” champion is looking back on the life of Alex Trebek.The longtime “Jeopardy!” host died Sunday following complications from pancreatic cancer.Dennis Coffey won on the popular game show three nights in a row back in January.Coffey says during his brief time as champion, he found Trebek a real pleasure to be around.”I thought he was very paternal.” Coffey said. “He would prop up contestants who didn’t do well, myself included in the last game. He was very witty, very sharp, but he was warm.”Trebek hosted “Jeopardy!” for a record-setting 37 years.He was 80 years old.

An Old Orchard Beach man who was a “Jeopardy!” champion is looking back on the life of Alex Trebek.

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The longtime “Jeopardy!” host died Sunday following complications from pancreatic cancer.

Dennis Coffey won on the popular game show three nights in a row back in January.

Coffey says during his brief time as champion, he found Trebek a real pleasure to be around.

“I thought he was very paternal.” Coffey said. “He would prop up contestants who didn’t do well, myself included in the last game. He was very witty, very sharp, but he was warm.”

Trebek hosted “Jeopardy!” for a record-setting 37 years.

He was 80 years old.