Tom Petty's daughter pays tribute to her 'American icon' dad: 'Your songs are dreams manifested'

As her father laid inside a California hospital room Monday prior to his death, Tom Petty’s daughter, AnnaKim Violette, took to Instagram to showcase some glorious memories she had shared with her dad.

Read: Rock and Roll Icon Tom Petty Dead at 66

AnnaKim, one of Petty's two daughters with first wife, Jane Benyo, called her father “an American icon” because “his heart was always put human rights first.”

She added: “Your songs are dreams manifested.”

AnnaKim also shared other special moments like a jacket he gave her and other tender moments from their time together.

Tom Petty's daughter honors him on Instagram
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Tom Petty's daughter honors him on Instagram
We love u
We are all a mirror of divine love
Send love Im asking for privacy and respect from strangers during this time I love you and send love to you and your family this is a beautiful and private time I love u dad
@rollingstone my dad is not dead yet but your fucking magazine is ⚡️⚡️⚡️your slime😵 has been pieces of tabloid dog shit. You put the worst artists on your covers do zero research. How dare you report that my father has died just to get press because your articles and photos are so dated. I will fucking shit down your throat and your family's . Try not being a trump vibe. This is my father not a celebrity. An artist and human being. Fuck u
I love you my angel 💜
Please get me stoned this week I'm hanging in there dad lives matter
My dad had matching stage clothes made for me as a kid this jacket still fits me made by glen Palmer from granny takes a trip when I got the call to come to the hospital I grabbed this jacket and I'm still wearing it⚡️
96 tears was the first song my dad taught me to play thank you for all the love this has been the longest day of my life💜
Band is here with my dad sweetest coolest people 💜🇺🇸💜we are one
He made all his dreams real ⚡️
Me bald and screaming with rodarte and Jennifer from royal trux at dads Hollywood bowl show years ago zz top opened I feel grateful for having the greatest rock star as a dad these shows healed people 💚
Bad ass mother f⚡️️cker we love u! Magical human
One week ago today I was watching my dad play💚we showed up rushed to our seats💚I got stoned had a beer the lights went dark💚sat watching realizing I grew up on these songs💚everyone grew up on these songs💚🇺🇸this is real American Art made from the roots of real people who deeply love life💚🐛my father loves music more than anything and always put music first💚it's going to be healing to know I will never go a day without hearing his music💚I love his class honesty and how strange and funny he is💚Tom Petty is an American Icon because his heart has always put human rights first. We are one💚I love you dad your songs are dreams manifested 💌⚡️
I love u
As a child mtv was my news I woke up to my parents in bed me sleeping on a sheep skin rug on the floor this video was always on it was surreal to see I love you mad hatter👽🌹
Twin Stars
💜thank you for the love
The amount of pain you feel will one day be the amount of joy you exsperience I want to thank the hospital for there privacy,compassion,medical care. Thank my family for only bringing love to the room Friends for there around the clock emotional sopport Fans for there out pouring of love and respect for my familys space and privacy🖤🤘🏿 My heart feels open and light years closer to my loved ones The body dies but the loves grows forever Invite love🖤
How beautiful are we? 👽🌹🌹👽🇺🇸
Made in heaven🦇

The 66-year-old "Runnin’ Down a Dream" singer was not breathing when he was discovered at his Malibu home Sunday. He had apparently suffered from cardiac arrest and was taken to UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, where he was put on a respirator, according to reports.

Sources told TMZ that the musician was taken off life support Monday after it was found that he had no brain activity.

His manager, Tony Dimitriades, confirmed the news Monday night.

"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," Dimitriades said in a statement. "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 8:40 p.m. PT surrounded by family, his bandmates and friends."

Many artists have taken to social media to eulogize the singer, whose career spanned four decades.

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Coldplay was joined by R.E.M.’s Peter Buck at a concert in Portland, Ore., Monday night where they performed Petty’s classic “Free Fallin’” in tribute to the musician.

Singer-songwriter Ryan Adams took to Twitter to share an image of Petty with the caption: “You couldn’t have left more dreams here for us. Thank you.”

Sheryl Crow called Petty’s passing the day “the music truly died.”

Mick Jagger took to Twitter to honor his fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member.

Elton John wrote in a tweet of his own that Petty was “irreplaceable and unique.”

Comedian Chris Rock called Petty one of his heroes on social media and lamented that he never got to see him in concert.

The NFL also acknowledged the death of the singer, who performed at Super Bowl 42 in 2007.

Bruce Springsteen wrote a lengthy social media statement in which he told of "a deep kinship with his music.”

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