A fundraiser has been started for a Metro Vancouver dad who drowned on Father’s Day while trying to rescue his daughter.
Two GoFundMe pages, created to support the father’s family, have identified the man as 46-year-old Kashif Sheikh of Delta.
His daughter was able to make it to shore, but he was not.
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According to the GoFundMe page, Sheikh was a realtor in Surrey and a security guard at Vancouver International Airport.
The fundraiser pages remember Sheikh “as a loving, caring, gentle, beautiful and smiling soul. Adored by his wife, loved by his four children, and admired by family and friends, his kindness left a mark on all of us.”