A young family have been devastated by the shock death of a seemingly fit and healthy father-of-two who suddenly collapsed and died in the shower.
Jaye Goss, 36, had woken up for his usual morning wash before work when his wife, Katrina McRae-Goss, heard an almighty thump inside their Sunshine Coast home.
She rushed to check on her children, Lachy, 17 months, and Flynn, three, who were both unharmed, but she soon found her husband collapsed in the shower.
With Mr Goss unresponsive and not breathing, his wife desperately performed CPR until paramedics arrived.
Jaye Goss (right) suddenly collapsed and died in the shower, leaving his devastated wife Katrina McRae-Goss (left) and children behind
When Ms McRae-Goss heard a thump in the family home, she rushed to check on her children, Lachy, 17 months, and Flynn, three, who were both unharmed
He was rushed to a local facility before being airlifted to Brisbane Hospital, where doctors said his body had completely shut down after suffering a brain aneurysm.
Family friend Michael Cornish said Mr Goss showed no warning signs before his tragic death on January 12.
‘She just wants him back… He was a young, fit and healthy man, he didn’t have health issues,’ Mr Cornish told the Sunshine Coast Daily.
‘There was no warning – one day he was fine and the next he wasn’t.’
When McRae-Goss found her husband unresponsive and not breathing, she desperately performed CPR until paramedics arrived
Mr Goss was rushed to a local facility before being airlifted to to Brisbane Hospital, where doctors said his body had completely shut down after suffering a brain aneurysm
Mr Cornish has started a GoFundMe page in which he revealed an incredible silver lining to his friend’s death.
‘Upon his death, he still lives on, as he was able to save five peoples lives through organ donations including his heart and lungs,’ he wrote.
Mr Goss also donated his kidneys, liver and bone tissue to people now expected to live long and healthy lives.
Mr Cornish said the funds raised would go towards reducing the financial stress on the young family and to give them ‘the time they need to grieve’.
As of Thursday afternoon, it had raised over $4,500.