DEATH / OBITUARIES : Joan Lawrie, Lyra McKee’s mother, has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 11, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
We’re very sorry to hear about the death of Joan Lawrie, Lyra McKee’s mother, who died last night. Despite her illness she turned up to the launch event for Lyra McKee bursaries in Belfast last month, and was a wonderful presence. Our condolences to family and friends.