Alex Trebek paid tribute for former Jeopardy! contestant Larry Martin on last night's show. Alex Trebek eulogized Larry Martin, a former contestant who passed away from Pancreatic Cancer. Alex is suffering from the same disease, but its not only Alex Trebek and the producers of Jeopardy! that have paid tribute to Larry Martin and other Pancreatic Cancer patients fighting for their lives, “Jeopardy!” Teen Champ, Avi Gupta, made a huge donation to Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute. It was only a few months ago that Trebek informed the audience that he was now taking two different chemo therapy treatments to battle his cancer.