Jonah Phillip Shankar

May 3, 2000 – May 28, 2021

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Jonah. He left us early in the morning on May 28th; peacefully, bathed in the light of sunrise, surrounded by his family.

“Life is short, stunt it,” wasn’t just a quote Jonah loved from his favourite movie, it was his way of life. Whether jumping out of a plane, bungee jumping, cliff jumping or hitting Whistler’s biggest jumps, Jonah did it with grace, athleticism, and a huge, bright smile on his face. He was everything you could want in a son, friend, or teammate: brave, determined, thoughtful, generous, strong, funny, polite, stoic, humble…