Entertainment Music Tom Petty's Daughter Sends Thanks to Hospital Staff, Family and Fans for 'Outpouring of Love' After His Death "The amount of pain you feel will one day be the amount of joy you [experience]," Tom Petty's daughter, AnnaKim Violette, wrote on Instagram after the musician's Tuesday death By Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble is a Senior Digital News Editor and the Sports Editor for PEOPLE Digital. She's worked at PEOPLE for over seven years as a writer, reporter and editor across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Super Bowl to the Met Gala. She's been nominated for the ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30, and previously wrote for Us Weekly while on staff at Wenner Media. People Editorial Guidelines Published on October 3, 2017 03:50 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Tom Petty‘s youngest daughter is expressing her gratitude for the support she received during the final day of her father’s life, writing on social media, “The amount of pain you feel will one day be the amount of joy you [experience].” “I want to thank the hospital for [their] privacy, compassion, medical care,” wrote AnnaKim Violette, 35, on Instagram, alongside a selfie. “Thank my family for only bringing love to the room. Friends for [their] around the clock emotional [support]. Fans for [their outpouring] of love and respect for my family’s space and privacy.” She continued, “My heart feels open and light years closer to my loved ones. The body dies but the [love] grows forever. Invite love.” Petty died on Monday evening after suffering massive cardiac arrest at age 66. His longtime manager released a statement to PEOPLE, saying, “On behalf of the Tom Petty family we are devastated to announce the untimely death of our father, husband, brother, leader and friend Tom Petty. He suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu in the early hours of this morning and was taken to UCLA Medical Center but could not be revived.” “He died peacefully at 8:40p.m. PT surrounded by family, his bandmates and friends.” RELATED VIDEO: Tom Petty Reveals the Origins of ‘Free Fallin”: ‘I Didn’t Know the Girl’ The “Free Fallin’ ” singer shared Violette with his first wife Jane Benyo, who he was married to for 22 years before they split in 1996. The couple also shared an older daughter, Adria.