Peta Margatroyd’s father, Derek John Margatroyd, has died.
On Thursday, Dec. 29, Margatroyd told News when she shared an old photo of herself and her father glimpsing on a boat, and another that appeared to hold her father’s hand in a hospital bed. clarified.
In the caption, Margatroyd said how wonderful it was to get to know her father and how she hopes to spend more time with him.
The professional dancer of “Dancing with the Stars” said, “To my teddy bear, Greatest Dad. This is the end of our Earthside ride. Oh, I wish I could take this boat trip again.” I think that in the next life we will do so.
“This look at each other was perfectly captured. You were so happy. At sea where you were always supposed to be,” she continued. I know I will carry on, I hope I have made you proud these past 36 years, you are everything to me and I will miss you until my days here are over.
“I will forever hold the warmth of your hands in my heart. As you say, I will always be your ‘darling baby girl.'” i never love you till the 12th Forever Daddy’s Girl. December 2022.
After hearing the news, castmates from Margatroyd’s “Dancing with the Stars” offered their condolences online.
Murgatroyd’s husband and fellow DWTS star Maksim Chmerkovskiy commented with a broken red heart emoji.
Jenna Johnson, who is married to Val Chmerkovsky, Maxim’s brother, wrote, “I will never forget the night in the jazz club with him. Pure joy and happiness.♥️”
Lindsay Arnold commented, “I love Peta so much ❤️❤️ Sending love and prayers your way,” while Shanna Burgess wrote: I love you 🤍🕊️”
“DWTS” Season 28 Champion Alan Bursten said, “Oh Peta, I am so sorry to have lost you. You were definitely proud of him. Lots of love to you.” I’ll send you a ❤️,” he said.
Margatroid’s friends also expressed their condolences.
Selma Blair wrote, “Angel girl.
Rumer Willis wrote, “Sending lots of love,” while Nikki Bella wrote, “So sorry for the loss of Peta 💔 Sending lots of love and light 🤍✨.”
This article originally appeared on TODAY.com.