Monday, May 11, 2020 – Gospel singer Ben Kariuki popularly known as Ben Cyco has lost his younger sister, Joy Wairuri, to blood cancer.
Ben Cyco, formerly a member of the award-winning gospel group, Christ Cycos, shared the sad news on Instagram describing her late sister as a fighter.
“Joy you fought well. You fought a good fight. I remember when cancer relapsed and I had to break the news to you, we made a promise to each other that we would fight all the way to the end, and you did sis, you fought HARD.
“I remember setting up a Netflix account for you on your phone on Saturday, so excited that you were not going to be bored anymore little did I know it was our last encounter 💔💔.
“Though I’m sad, I’m at peace with the fact that your faith in God was unshaken and now you are in Heaven, You are in a better place Joy. Rest In Peace baby sis,
“We Shall meet again @_fu.raha_ 🧡🧡” .
About two months ago, the talented singer/rapper appealed for financial aid from his fans after Joy’s cancer, Acute Myloid Leukemia reoccurred and she needed to undergo a bone marrow surgery.
“I really need your help guys!
“Last year, my small sis was diagnosed with AML (Acute Myloid Leukemia) which is a form of blood cancer.
“Remember when I had shaved my hair?
“That was in solidarity with her because she lost all her hair during her chemotherapy sessions in India.” He wrote on IG.
See her photos below.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.