‘Survivor: The Amazon’ contestant Roger Sexton dies at 76

By Zach Seemayer, ETOnline.com.

Roger Sexton, a contestant on the sixth season of the CBS reality series “Survivor,” has died. He was 76 years old.

Sexton died on October 27 after a battle with Lewy body dementia, his family confirmed Deadline Thursday.

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Sexton took part in “Survivor: The Amazon,” in 2002. As a retired Navy and Viet Nam veteran, Sexton had a gruff, bossy demeanor that divided some of his colleagues, but also led to success. precocious of his tribe.

After becoming the de facto chief of his Tambaqui tribe, Sexton ended up being shunned when the tribes merged and was the seventh person to be kicked out of the game, after 21 days.

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The official ‘Survivor’ Instagram account paid tribute to the former contestant, writing, “We are heartbroken to learn of the passing of our ‘Survivor’ family member, Roger Sexton. Our hearts go out to his family. and his friends.”

Sexton is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Diane, as well as his daughter and two grandchildren.

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