He had been concerned about consequences of his daughter being cryogenically preserved, and had been concerned about the costs involved.
“Even if the treatment is successful and she is brought back to life in, let’s say, 200 years, she may not find any relative and she might not remember things,” he had told Mr Justice Jackson.
“She may be left in a desperate situation – given that she is still only 14-years-old – and will be in the United States of America.”
But during the litigation his position had changed and he later added: “I respect the decisions she is making. This is the last and only thing she has asked from me.”
Article source: http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/733252/Terminally-ill-teenager-body-cryogenically-frozen-live-longer-won-ruling