Dave Crick – Best known as the main character designer for the popular animated series “Bob’s Burgers” from FOX – He died after a skydiving accident.
Dave died Thursday after suffering injuries in a skydiving accident last weekend … although at this point it is not clear exactly what his specific injuries were.
Honors were pouring in from fellow Hollywood … including the director of “Bob Burgers”. Simon Chung.
Bernard DerimanThe show’s moderator also paid tribute to his longtime colleague and tweeted one of Dave’s drawings and posted photos of one of the treehouses erected around bonsai plants. Work is very cool.
Dave’s other big passion was skydiving. His Instagram feed has tons of videos that show him jumping.
His last video he posted on December 28th commented on it, “A little incline at 5,000 feet.” He included the hashtags “Adrenaline”, “Saada”, “Meat rocket” and “Marah”.
CartoonBrew outlet first reported his death.
Dave is credited with 79 episodes of “Bob’s Burgers” since the series launched in 2011. Some of his other animation credits include “Central Park”, “Brickleberry” and “Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown”.
He graduated from California Institute of the Arts in 2005 and was also an assistant professor there – teaching animation and workshops.