Daughter Of Dick Gregory Pays Very Beautiful Tribute Honoring Her Late Father

Posted On : August 31, 2017
Dick Gregory; his wife, Lillian; and their daughter, Ayanna

As fans continue to mourn the revolutionary comedian/civil rights activist, Dick Gregory, his family is doing so as well. While most of Gregory’s and his wife, Lillian’s 10 children largely remain away from the public’s eye, their daughter, Ayanna Gregory, has been paying touching tributes to him online.

Ayanna is a singer wth a beautiful voice and she, like her siblings, greatly admired her dad and his contributions to the world in his fight for justice up until his last breathe. In paying homage to her father, Ayanna posted a series of tributes online and even used her voice to do so.

Dick Gregory, Stevie Wonder, (wife) Lillian Gregory, (daughter) Ayanna Gregory

Ayanna Gregory’s Touching Tributes To Her Dad

In one post she wrote:

imayannagregory: I have never known a more brilliant and powerful human being. Thank you Daddy for an extraordinary life and legacy. What you brought to this planet is unparalleled. I am clear that you were ready. You’re work here was done. And in the midst of the world’s chaos and confusion, you left here with so much peace, grace and clarity. And for that I am beyond grateful. The joy of getting to spend a lifetime with you far exceeds the sadness in my heart. I can’t wait to receive your instructions from the other side. I love you Great Warrior! We will carry your light. The seeds you have planted in me have set the foundation for the healing work that has become my life. Your legacy continues… @therealdickgregory

I have never known a more brilliant and powerful human being. Thank you Daddy for an extraordinary life and legacy. What you brought to this planet is unparalleled. I am clear that you were ready. You're work here was done. And in the midst of the world's chaos and confusion, you left here with so much peace, grace and clarity. And for that I am beyond grateful. The joy of getting to spend a lifetime with you far exceeds the sadness in my heart. I can't wait to receive your instructions from the other side. I love you Great Warrior! We will carry your light. The seeds you have planted in me have set the foundation for the healing work that has become my life. Your legacy continues… @therealdickgregory Photo by @iamfreebenjamin

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In another post, Ayanna shared the ballad she wrote for her father and explained how it brought him to tears when she first sang it to him…

And to ease her pain of losing her father at the age of 84, Ayanna Gregory revealed she oftentimes sings…

Woke Up This Morning With My Mind…remembering Daddy. #dickgregory #singingwhenmyhearthurts

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Dick Gregory’s Son’s Announcement Of His Dad’s Death

As we previously reported, it was Dick Gregory’s son, Christian Gregory, who announced their dad’s passing on Facebook on August 19, 2017, with an emotional statement that read:

@therealdickgregory: It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist Mr. Dick Gregory departed this earth tonight in Washington, DC. The family appreciates the outpouring of support and love and respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time. More details will be released over the next few days – Christian Gregory

One of the bravest activist to have walked this earth, rest on Dick Gregory after an exhaustingly great job well done.

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