Lisa Curry shares 'joyful' puppy pic after daughter's tragic death

Gillian Wolski
·Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·2-min read

Lisa Curry has shared her first post on social media following the tragic death of her daughter, Jaimi Curry, at the age of 33 just over two weeks ago.

The former Olympian, 58, uploaded a photo of herself paddling in the shallows with her gorgeous kelpie puppy, Mali, at Stumers Creek dog beach on the Sunshine Coast.

Lisa Curry shares 'joyful' puppy pic after daughter's tragic death. Photo: Instagram/lisacurry.
Lisa Curry has shared a 'joyful' puppy pic two weeks after her daughter's tragic death. Photo: Instagram/lisacurry.

“Just ‘pawsing’ for a moment to take in some joy,” Lisa captioned the smiley snap, which shows her sporting a pair of denim dungarees.

“Mali’s first time at the beach.... being a farm dog this was all new to her,” she added.

Lisa and her husband, entertainer Mark Andrews, welcomed the adorable pooch into their lives back in July, naming her ‘Mali’ which is a composite of Lisa and Mark’s own names.

The four-legged friend appears to be providing some much-needed light to what is surely a very dark time for Lisa, who recently laid her eldest child to rest.


Lisa Curry shares 'joyful' puppy pic after daughter's tragic death. Photo: Instagram/lisacurry.
Lisa with her late daughter Jami, who passed away after battling a long term illness. Photo: Instagram/lisacurry.

Jaimi, the daughter of Aussie sporting legends Lisa and Grant Kenny tragically passed away at Sunshine Coast University Hospital on September 14, following a private battle with a longterm illness.

The former couple announced the sad news in a statement to The Courier Mail:

“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,” the statement read.

Lisa, Grant and their son Jett Kenny and daughter Morgan Gruell paid their final respects to the 33-year-old during a ‘beautiful, quiet, pretty and sparkly’ sunset funeral service in Queensland the following Saturday.

Jaimi was remembered by her mother as a ‘caring, bright and loving soul who always put others before herself’ in a heartfelt Instagram post.

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