41-Year-old Jeopardy! Contestant Who Died From Cancer Wins 6th Straight Night | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The Jeopardy! contestant whose show aired days after her death from cancer has won for the sixth straight time. Cindy Stowell, 41, was chosen to appear on the beloved quiz show while she was battling Stage 4 colon cancer. Stowell, who died became the first contestant to ever appear on the show posthumously when her initial episode aired December 13, just over a week later. The win put the Austin, Texas, native's winnings at more than $103,000, which will be donated to cancer research.