Contestant Who Died of Cancer Before Her Episodes Aired shows, but as Jeopardy! fans have been reminded, it does happen occasionally.
A Jeopardy! contestant continued her six-day winning streak to take home last night - despite having died before her first episode.
Alex Trebek paid tribute to Jeopardy! contestant Cindy Stowell, who died on December 5, one week before her appearance on the quiz show. 'Jeopardy!' contestant dies before show airs