Dave Creek, the lead character designer of popular animated comedy film, Bob’s Burgers, and industry artist, has died after a skydiving accident.
According to the report by Deadline, the death of Dave Creek was confirmed by his colleagues. They posted the news on social media, where they paid glowing tributes to Bob’s Burgers long time character designer.
The Cartoon Brew website reported that the animator died yesterday after sustaining significant injuries from the accident last weekend.
Dave Creek worked on Fox Network’s Bob’s Burgers from its inception in 2011, initially as a character designer and then as a lead character designer. He also had credits including Apple TV+ show Central Park, Brickleberry and the film Happiness Is A Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown.
He was a passionate skydiver, as evidenced by numerous posts on his Instagram account. Dave Creek also spent his time making intricate treehouses constructed around bonsai trees.
Tributes have been coming in since the news of his death was made public.