Susan Sarandon’s Terry Tomalin brother dies at 55

US actress Susan Sarandon poses on May 12, 2016 as she takes part in the Women in Motion talks held at the Majestic hotel on the sidelines of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images

Susan Sarandon‘s younger brother Terry Tomalin died at the age of 55 on Thursday. According to the Tampa Bay Times, where he worked as the paper’s outdoors editor, Terry suffered a heart attack while taking a lifeguarding test with his 14-year-old son Kai Tomalin at a pool in St. Petersburg, Florida. He reportedly collapsed and failed to regain consciousness.

“Thank you to everyone who reached out with love at the passing of my brother Terry Tomalin,” Sarandon wrote on Facebook Friday afternoon, including a link to his obituary. “I will pass on your prayers to his wife and family. This will give you a small idea of who he was.”

Susan, 69, Terry and their seven siblings were raised in Edison. Terry was known for his love of outdoor activities and all things nature. The About Ray star’s 31-year-old daughter, Eva Amurri Martino, also posted a heartfelt message to her Instagram, reflecting on what a great man he was.

Terry is survived by his wife, St. Petersburg deputy mayor Kanika Tomalin, and their children Kai and 12-year-old daughter Nia Tomalin.