People: Grant Kenny reveals death of daughter Jaimi after long-term illness

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Jaimi Kenny, the daughter of Queensland sporting greats Grant Kenny and Lisa Curry, has died at the age of 33.

Grant Kenny released a statement today, saying Jaimi had « lost her battle with a long-term illness and passed away peacefully in hospital this morning in the company of loving family » at Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

« Jaimi will forever be remembered as a caring, bright and loving soul who always put others before herself, » Mr Kenny wrote in the statement.

« 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.

« We thank the incredible team at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital for their tireless commitment to making her better and giving us as the extra time we were able to spend with her. »

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Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-09-14/jaimi-kenny-dies-illness-daughter-grant-kenny-lisa-curry/12662924

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