While his spouse told the outlet her husband initially survived, she explained he never regained consciousness and was taken off life support, surrounded by loved ones. Reyes' wife said that they chose to take him off of life support on Sunday and he was surrounded by loved ones at the time.
The late Discovery Channel star, who is survived by his wife and four children, suffered a "massive" heart attack and was rushed to hospital on July 25, according to TMZ. The television personality was a deckhand on one of the crab fishing boats on the show.
The family was unaware of any pre-existing health conditions that may have led to the heart attack.
Following his death, the deckhand was cremated and his ashes will be spread by some of his Deadliest Catch costars in the Bering Sea, according to his wife.
We're told Mahlon was working his butt off to recover from a recently torn Achilles, suffered while crabbing on the boat, and was doing everything he could to get back to Alaska for another crab season.
The Flathead County Sheriff's Office, a representative of which could not be reached by Yahoo Entertainment, says the fisherman's cause of death has not yet been confirmed. Mahlon, who worked on 2 "Deadliest Catch" boats. the Seabrooke and Cape Caution.
Mahlon last appeared in the series in 2015.
Long-running reality series "Deadliest Catch" began in 2005, and follows fishermen aboard fishing vessels in the Bering Sea.
Another Twitter user added: "Heart attack at 38".