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Muhammad Ali daughter Laila shares message after father's funeral

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This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.com.

Laila Ali continues to mourn the death of her father, boxing legend Muhammad Ali

The 38-year-old retired professional boxer, model and mom shared a collage of Muhammad Ali just one day after his interfaith memorial service honoring the legend in Louisville, Kentucky. The collage features two side-by-side images of Muhammad Ali as a young man and says, “I know wherever you are you are surrounded by LOVE & LIGHT!” 

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She also added, “Thanks for all of the love and support that has always been given to my father and my family! I truly appreciate all of your messages and condolences!” 

In the days since her father’s death, Laila has been posting throwback photos of Muhammad with her and other family members. 

Ali died at the age of 74 on Friday, June 3, at a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, where was being treated for respiratory complications, a family spokesperson told PEOPLE. He had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease for 32 years.