The 28-year-old was married and his wife had recently given birth to the couple's second son.
A GoFundMe fundraiser aiming to support the family has already raised almost $40,000 (£29,000).
US daredevil dies during world record attempt
The essential aspect of the word "daredevil" is recklessness, according to my dictionary. I'm not sure what people these days thing reckless means but I was always of the opinion that it meant paying no heed to consequences, "reck" as in reckoning and "less" from ignoring it.
I don't think a GoFundMe fundraiser is a suitable response, to be honest. Surely a lack of consequence will just encourage the next such incident.
Any respectable coroner ought to take a dim view of the entire proceeding and criticize his team, especially his team's management, and the terms of the event's insurance contract.