Thomas Markle, 77, has reportedly lost his speech after he suffered a stroke near his home in Mexico (Pictures: Backgrid/ITV)
It is understood the Duchess of Sussex has reached out to the retired Hollywood lighting director, who she reportedly cut ties with after her 2018 wedding.
But it is unclear whether she was planning to meet her estranged father to end their four-year feud.
‘Despite their estrangement, Meghan is concerned,’ an insider told the Mirror.
‘She wants to know if there is any way to contact her dad privately, without other family knowing about it or having to get involved.’
Meghan has been estranged from her dad since the royal wedding in 2018 (Picture: Backgrid)
According to a source, she is also concerned she would have to communicate with her half-siblings Thomas Jr, 55, and Samantha, 57, who launched a defamation legal case against her.
‘Meghan can’t contact her half-siblings because she believes they have their own agendas,’ they added.
If Mr Markle’s condition had worsened, her presence at the Jubilee party could have been in question.
The 77-year-old fell ill on Monday and was rushed to a hospital near his home in Rosarito, Mexico, before being transferred to a medical facility in San Diego, California.
It is unclear if the pair were planning to meet in London for the Jubilee (Picture: Daily Mail)
He can only speak a few words and faces ‘an uphill battle’ to regain his power of speech.
After being discharged yesterday, Mr Markle said he feels ‘hugely grateful’ and ‘lucky’ to be alive.
‘I want to thank everyone, especially the wonderful doctors and nurses who saved my life,’ he wrote on a whiteboard. ‘They are angels.
‘I have been deeply moved by loving messages I’ve received from all over the world. People have been so kind.’
He also paid his respects to the Queen and wished her a happy Jubilee and ‘many more years’.
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