TikTok Star Tanya Pardazi Dead After Skydiving Accident

TikTok celebrity Tanya Pardazi was mourned at funeral services and also on social media last week following her tragic death in a car accident.

A 21-year old Canadian influencer, who was also an University of Toronto philosophy student passed away on August. 27 of injuries sustained during a skydiving leap when her parachute swung open too late. The body is laid to rest in the funeral service held at Richmond Hill, Ontario on September. 2.

“What Tanya did during 21 years, I think many people fail to fulfill even in 80 or 90 years,” one of the guests stated in an eulogy he that was delivered at the funeral which was streamed live through Elgin Mills Funeral Centre. Elgin Mills Funeral Centre, according to The National Post, which could not find the person who spoke.

The news reported that the majority participants were dressed in white, were seated in front of a white casket and watched a video montage of photographs from her life while Sarah McLachlan’s “Angel” played in the background. A speaker then read out the list of 18 things that the TikTok star claimed she had learned before her 18th birthday like, “Don’t take yourself so seriously, nothing matters in the grand scheme anyway.”

Pardazi died after the first dive she had done on her own with Skydive Toronto, her childhood friend Melody Ozgoli told CTV News Toronto on August. 31.

In a statement on Facebook on August. 29 Skydive Toronto said that on August. 27 “a skydiving student aged 21 succumbed to fatal injuries obtained from an emergency situation.” Skydive Toronto stated that Skydivers “released a quickly rotating main parachute at a low altitude without the time/altitude required for the reserve parachute to inflate.”

Student “was a welcomed recent addition to the skydiving community and will be missed amongst the student’s new friends and fellow jumpers of Skydive Toronto Inc,” Skydive Toronto Inc. said and added “The team at Skydive Toronto is currently working with the South Simcoe Police on their investigation.”

In their own statement on the internet the police department announced that it is “investigating after a fatal skydiving incident in the Town of Innisfil.” The statement reads, “A woman was critically injured after jumping from a plane operating out of a local skydiving club. She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.”

E! News has been in contact with the police department as well as Skydive Toronto, both of which did not mention names in their statement.

Ozgoli said to CTV News Toronto that Pardazi “had an interest in anything that was new and adventurous. Life was too boring for her and she was always trying to do something adventurous.” She also said the fact that she knew that her pal “really lived every second to the fullest. This is the biggest shock to us. It’s very hard to process. It’s been a couple of days, but we still don’t even believe it.”

Kimia Sepanlou, another friend of Pardazi was a her respects to the deceased singer on Instagram. “I’m at a loss for words (ironic because you were always good at putting what I was thinking into words) but I’ll try my best to say my piece,” she wrote. “I’m mad. Mad at you for leaving me with no one to call randomly and talk about my crazy coincidences to, but also mad at the world for taking someone as intelligent and kind hearted as you away from us.”

She went on to say, “I’m heartbroken, because we never got to go on our Bali trip together like we always talked about, but also at an eerie ease knowing that you finally got your answer as to what an afterlife looks like. You were one in a million and went out like a one in a million would. You were loved by many. You’ll be missed by many. Wait for me on the other side.”

Pardazi was also mourned on the internet by the fans as well as members of the University of Toronto Scarborough cheerleading team.

“Forever part of our team and in our hearts,” reads a message in their Instagram page. “Tanya Pardazi was one in a million.”

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