‘Jeopardy!’ contestant dies before show airs

A “Jeopardy!” contestant who achieved her dream of appearing on the show has passed away just a week before the episode is due to air, her partner said. Cindy Stowell, a science content developer from Austin, Texas, died early Monday morning after a long battle with cancer, according to her longtime partner Jason Hess. The […]

‘Jeopardy’ host pays tribute to contestant who lost cancer battle

BURBANK, California — In her final episode on the game show “Jeopardy!” Cindy Stowell revealed a secret. On a cruise with her mother some 15 years ago she joined a group of British teenagers in mooning the coast of France. Little did the audience or her fellow contestants know she had a much bigger secret: […]

‘Jeopardy!’ contestant who passed away after cancer battle wins 4th game

A “Jeopardy!” contestant who died before her string of taped appearances aired on the TV game show this week won her fourth consecutive game in an episode broadcast Friday night. With the latest win, Cindy Stowell’s four-day total is $62,001 in prize money. A science content developer from Austin, Texas, Stowell died December 5 after […]