Jaimi Kenny dies: Sister Morgan Gruell breaks her silence on the tragedy

'It still doesn't feel real': Jaimi Kenny's devastated sister Morgan Gruell breaks her silence on her tragic death at 33 - and says she's 'grateful her son got two and a half years with his aunty'

By Jo Scrimshire For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 22:13 BST, 15 September 2020 | Updated: 22:19 BST, 15 September 2020

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The younger sister of Jaimi Kenny has shared her grief in a heart-wrenching tribute.

Jaimi, the eldest daughter of Aussie sporting power couple Grant Kenny and Lisa Curry, died at the age of 33 on Monday after battling an eating disorder for years.

Morgan Gruell remembered her 'beautiful big sister' on Tuesday in an emotional Instagram post, saying she will 'forever miss' her.

'It still doesn't feel real': Jaimi Kenny's (left) devastated sister Morgan Gruell (right) has broken her silence on her tragic death. The sisters are pictured here in an undated photo

'It still doesn't feel real': Jaimi Kenny's (left) devastated sister Morgan Gruell (right) has broken her silence on her tragic death. The sisters are pictured here in an undated photo

'It still doesn't feel real that you are not here,' began Morgan.

'I am so grateful for the time that I had you as my big sister. I am grateful that Flynn got two and a half years with his aunty.

'I am grateful for you doing my hair and letting me borrow your clothes. I am grateful for you. There is no one like you.

'I love you so much and will forever miss you. Rest now beautiful sister. You will never be forgotten.' 

'You will never be forgotten': Morgan remembered her 'beautiful big sister' on Tuesday in an emotional Instagram post (above), saying she will 'forever miss' her

'You will never be forgotten': Morgan remembered her 'beautiful big sister' on Tuesday in an emotional Instagram post (above), saying she will 'forever miss' her

Morgan accompanied her touching post with a throwback photo of herself and Jaimi in happier times. 

The picture showed the sisters posing in a backyard in cocktail while turning to smile at one another.

Morgan is married to her high school sweetheart, Ryan Gruell, in May 2016 and the couple share a two-year-old son, Flynn.

They tied the knot at a beachside ceremony in Noosa, Queensland. Jaimi was one of her bridesmaids.

Memories: Jaimi (far left) was a bridesmaid at her sister Morgan's (centre left) wedding to Ryan Gruell in May 2016. The beachside ceremony took place in Noosa, Queensland

Memories: Jaimi (far left) was a bridesmaid at her sister Morgan's (centre left) to Ryan Gruell in May 2016. The beachside ceremony took place in Noosa, Queensland

The Curry-Kenny family confirmed Jaimi's death in a statement on Monday afternoon.

'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

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