Sean Strauss was Lindsey's dad and Freda Strauss' husband. He died from cancer sometime in-between seasons 4 and 5.
Before the series
Owned publishing company that Lindsey began to work in. Made Lindsey feel as though she had to prove herself to him. Was very close to Lindsey and very fond of Lucas when he met him. Published Lucas' first book. Suffered from cancer and eventually was unable to walk, talk or recognize anyone. His daughter was asked to switch off his heart monitor.