Ben Cyco's little sister Joy Wairuri died on Sunday morning after losing her battle with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.

Joy was known for her love for art and music.

As she was receiving treatment for AML many of her friends and fans would reach out to her and the family to offer their support.

Their efforts did not go unnoticed. Joy appreciated all the love and support she got.

‘Rest in peace baby sis!’ Ben Cyco’s sister, Joy Wairuri passes on

In a social media post dated February 19, 2020, she penned a moving appreciation note to all who had supported her through the journey.

Joy wrote, "You all have been very supportive and very encouraging, and words can't express how much your repost and texting to check up on me means a lot to me."


"If there is one thing i have learned about the journey of my recovery is that everyone is important in different ways, people have different abilities that will make you feel stronger and better, and that is what all of you have been doing."

Joy made an appeal to her friends.

"So please don't stop texting, sharing ideas, contributing and above it all praying for me. You all are important to me whether I know you or not just know you are the blessing that is paving way for me. I probably won't be able to read your text immediately you send it but I will make a point to read all your kind words and talk about it and stay positive together."

She continued, "You all don't know how much tears I shed when you send me long messages trying to give me hope, if you think it doesn't matter well you should know those are my to go stuff and I am so grateful."

"I don't know everything and so I need you. for those just taking there time to repost am also honored sharing this to more people does wonders you may never know so thank you for everything generally I love you all and God bless you and as you finish reading this I pray nothing like this ever happens to you, I gift you with good health for as long as you live."

Read the message as posted on February 19, 2020 when she was undergoing treatment for AML.