Jay Doane passed away on November 4 th , 2014 at the young age of 47. He was a wonderful man, father, and son who was loved by all who knew him. Jay became an affiliate member of the Black Pearls in 2012 with his daughter Sophie. They spent many happy days together watching the Pearls practice. Then once it was over, performing member and friend, Rachel Lusby would give Sophie lessons on her horse. Jay would take endless pictures and watch his daughter with pride as she learned new things about horses and had the time of her life. He was the best father Sophie could ask for.