'Pain is unbearable': Lisa Curry's emotional tribute to late daughter

Chris Young
·Sports Reporter
·2-min read
Lisa Curry, right, penned an emotional tribute to her late daughter Jaimi Kenny, who passed away after a lengthy battle with an unspecified illness at the age of 33 on Monday. Picture: Instagram/lisacurry
Lisa Curry, right, penned an emotional tribute to her late daughter Jaimi Kenny, who passed away after a lengthy battle with an unspecified illness at the age of 33 on Monday. Picture: Instagram/lisacurry

Lisa Curry has penned an emotional tribute to her daughter Jaimi Kenny, who died aged 33 after a lengthy battle with illness.

The daughter of Curry and fellow Olympian Grant Kenny, Jaimi’s death was confirmed through a statement from Grant on Monday evening.

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On Tuesday morning, Lisa Curry posted a tribute to her daughter on Instagram, describing the loss as ‘unbearable’.

“Our hearts are completely broken,” she wrote.

“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.”

Tributes flow for Jaimi Kenny

Jaimi’s younger brother, model Jett Kenny, also posted a tribute to his late sister.

He said he loved his sister ‘unconditionally’.

“I may not have been the best brother to you all the time,” Jett wrote on Instagram.

“I know you thought you weren’t being the big sister I needed all the time.

“But I do know we loved one another unconditionally all the time.

“I will love you forever.

“Rest In Peace my beautiful big sister.

“The world lost one of its treasures yesterday but heaven gained one. You will be dearly missed by all whose lives you touched.”

Tributes have also poured in from friends and family.