The family of Irish influencer Jayda McCann has confirmed that she has passed away at the age of 24.
Jayda had been battling a rare form of cancer called PEComa and today her family posted a message on her Instagram Stories which read: 'Just want to update you all on Jade's situation; Jade passed away peacefully in her sleep this morning at 5.10am. We will put up a post in the near future with more details regarding her passing but for now her family would appreciate privacy until everything is in order. Thank you all for your support and continued kindness.'
Throughout the day, people have been paying tribute to Jayda online with many citing how she stayed so positive as she fought her illness...
Omg so sad to hear that Jayda McCann passed away 😥 Rest in Peace to the most positive person I’ve ever come across
— Hannahmarie ⚡️ (@hannahmarievi) October 24, 2019
Never ever have I seen someone be so positive through the worst situations life can give than Jayda McCann inspired me and I’m sure everyone else everyday she definitely left her mark on this world so so sad RIP
— Nicole Cummins 〤 (@Nicole_Cummins1) October 24, 2019
So so so fucking sad about Jayda McCann, she was one of the few people I watched on Instagram and would sit through her whole story listening to every word she’d say, life is fucking cruel
— Alexandra 🌮 (@say_naaaatin) October 24, 2019
Actually so sad after seeing that Jayda McCann passed away,such an inspirational woman sharing her story and still being positive despite having cancer it’s just so heartbreaking :(
— Erica (@Ericaboylan_x) October 24, 2019
I still can’t believe Jayda McCann lost her battle this morning to cancer, Life can be so cruel she was so inspirational & positive throughout her battle & smiled through her bad days, Following her story from the start & she’s defintely inspired me,heartbroken for her family💔
— A M Y (@AmyFagan5) October 24, 2019
I cant stop thinking about Jayda McCann. I genuinely used to pray for her all of the time, its unbelievably heartbreaking to hear she has passed. She was so inspiring and always so positive. Life is so so cruel and unfair at times. RIP beautiful girl ❤
— Niamh Hogg (@niamhhogg) October 24, 2019
Genuinely devastated about Jayda McCann passing away today, the most positive person in the worst of times, so so sad
— kellyandrews (@kelly_andrews98) October 24, 2019
Jayda became known for documenting her cancer journey for her 60,000+ Instagram followers. She will clearly be sadly missed.