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"Goodnight Sweet Girl." Lisa Curry pens beautiful goodbye letter to her daughter Jaimi Kenny.

Lisa Curry and Grant Kenny's daughter, Jaimi Kenny, has died at 33 years old after a battle with a long-term illness. 

Last Tuesday, Lisa Curry shared an emotional tribute to her Instagram, speaking of the "unbearable pain" her daughter's death has caused. 

"Our hearts are completely broken. Our beautiful daughter Jaimi has lost her battle with a long-term illness and passed away peacefully in hospital yesterday morning with her loving family by her side," she said, with pink flower emojis interspersed throughout the caption. 

"Jaimi will forever be remembered as a caring, bright and loving soul who always put others before herself. Her love of flowers, cooking, art, decorating, photography, babies, the beach, and helping others will always be remembered."

She continued: "Rest in peace my beautiful baby. I will miss you every sunrise, I will miss you when the sun is shining and the birds are singing. I will miss you when the clouds are dark and stormy and when the rainbow appears. I will miss you when I close my eyes. I will miss you when I open my eyes. I will miss our long hugs and long chats. I will miss watching, feeling and knowing your love for your sister and brother, your little nephew, Cleo, your Ma and dad."






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Our hearts are completely broken. 💔 Our beautiful daughter Jaimi has lost her battle with a long-term illness and passed away peacefully in hospital yesterday morning with her loving family by her side. 🌸 🌸 So loved. So beautiful. So kind to everyone.... So painful. I can barely breathe. 🌸 🌸 Jaimi will forever be remembered as a caring, bright and loving soul who always put others before herself. Her love of flowers, cooking, art, decorating, photography, babies, the beach, and helping others will always be remembered. 🌸 🌸 Our hearts are broken and the pain is unbearable but we cherish every wonderful moment we got to share with our treasured and so loved first child. 🌸 🌸 We thank all the paramedics, support staff and the incredible team at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital for their tireless commitment to give us the extra time we were able to spend with Jaimi. 🌸 🌸 It goes without saying that this is a very difficult time for our family and all who knew and loved Jaimi so very much. 🌸 🌸 Rest in peace my beautiful baby. I will miss you every sunrise, I will miss you when the sun is shining and the birds are singing. I will miss you when the clouds are dark and stormy and when the rainbow appears. I will miss you when I close my eyes. I will miss you when I open my eyes. I will miss our long hugs and long chats. I will miss watching, feeling and knowing your love for your sister and brother, your little nephew, Cleo, your Ma and dad😞 I just can’t believe you’re not here anymore. I sit and just shake my head. It doesn’t seem real or right. You will forever be with me in my heart Jaimi. I love you so much. 🌸🥰 👼💕

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Curry concluded the post, saying: "I just can’t believe you’re not here anymore. I sit and just shake my head. It doesn’t seem real or right. You will forever be with me in my heart Jaimi. I love you so much."

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The heartfelt tribute comes after the former Olympic athlete confirmed the sad news in a statement on Monday. 

"It is with a very heavy heart that Lisa and I confirm that our beautiful daughter Jaimi has lost her battle with a long-term illness and passed away peacefully in hospital this morning in the company of loving family," Grant Kenny wrote in a statement on behalf of the family. 

"Jaimi will forever be remembered as a caring, bright and loving soul who always put others before herself."

"Our hearts are broken and the pain is immense but we must move forward cherishing every wonderful moment we got to share with our treasured first child.

"It goes without saying that this is a very difficult time for family and friends and we trust we will all be allowed to grieve in privacy." 

The family went on to thank the staff at Sunshine Coast University Hospital for their "tireless commitment to making her better and giving us all the extra time we were able to spend with her".

Jaimi recently celebrated her 33rd birthday in June this year. 

"Happy birthday to our beautiful Jaimi... 33 today!" Lisa wrote on Instagram at the time. "Our first born. Really.... where have all those years gone!"

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What Jaimi's family have shared since her passing.

Lisa Curry shared a heartfelt goodbye message to Jaimi on Sunday morning, after attending a sunset funeral service for her daughter on Saturday. 

"Yesterday, as the sun was setting, we said goodbye to you, our Jaimi," she wrote on Instagram. 

"As the last sun rays filtered through the trees onto you, fairy lights flickering everywhere around, with the most divine flowers surrounding you, and a room full of unconditional love, we farewelled you... always our bubba.

"It was just perfect... beautiful, quiet, pretty and sparkly... just the way you would have wanted it. Our little angel, you can now rest peacefully. Free of pain, free to flourish and free to grow, free to just be."

Lisa also shared that she and her ex-husband, Grant Kenny, were with Jaimi as she passed. 

"Jaimi... as dad and I lovingly held you when you took your first breath, we lovingly held you as you took your last."

"Jaimi, my love, our hearts are aching, but know you will be forever with us, and forever loved wherever we go.Goodnight sweet girl... we hope you have a nice long sleep."






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Yesterday, as the sun was setting, we said goodbye to you, our Jaimi. 🌸 As the last sun rays filtered through the trees onto you, fairy lights flickering everywhere around, with the most divine flowers surrounding you, and a room full of unconditional love, we farewelled you.... always our bubba. It was just perfect... beautiful, quiet, pretty and sparkly... just the way you would have wanted it. 🌸 Our little angel, you can now rest peacefully. Free of pain, free to flourish and free to grow, free to just be... 🕊 🌸 🌸 Jaimi...as dad and I lovingly held you when you took your first breath, we lovingly held you as you took your last. 🌸 Jaimi, my love, our hearts are aching, but know you will be forever with us, and forever loved wherever we go. 💕 💕 Goodnight sweet girl... we hope you have a nice long sleep. 😞💔👼💕

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Radio presenter Fifi Box shared also shared a tribute to Jaimi, her daughter’s half-sister, on Instagram last week.

"The loss of such a beautiful loving sister and friend is suffocating. We laughed, we cried, we shared so many wonderful memories that I will keep alive for Trixie who loved her big sister so much, her little heart is broken," Fifi wrote alongside photos of her daughter with Jaimi.

"You loved Trixie with all your heart and she felt every inch of your love. With every tight squeezy cuddle your love poured into her. We were so blessed to have you in our lives. You were such a true and loyal friend, we love you so much and can’t bear the pain of you not being here." 

Fifi had a brief romance with Grant Kenny in 2012 and gave birth to her daughter Trixie months later. 

Feature Image: Instagram @lisacurry/@fifi_box

This article was originally published on September 14 and was updated on September 16. 


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