By Daniel Piotrowski for Daily Mail Australia
Published: 21:59 GMT, 7 March 2019 | Updated: 22:00 GMT, 7 March 2019
The mother of the model girlfriend of Sydney's John Ibrahim has died after a battle with terminal illness.
Sarah Budge has paid tribute to her mother Leone, saying she died in the early hours of Thursday morning.
'We are so glad that we got to be by your side and spend as much time as we could with you, but we are all in shock how fast it went'.
'She was an incredibly special person': Sarah Budge (left) with her late mother Leone, partner John Ibrahim and family
'(Leone Budge) was an incredibly special person that brought so much warmth and brightness to everyone around her'
Budge said her mother was 'so strong' and 'never complained as she fought a very tough battle'.
She was remembered for bringing 'so much warmth and brightness to