Britt-Marie Ronstrom


Age: 64

Summary: Swedish part-time handloom weaver who was among one of the first known fatalities reportedly killed in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and also killed more than 230,000+ people including 52 Swedish citizens during the tidal wave after she was found unconscious on a trash pile but was taken to higher ground on pick-up when the tsunami wave swept over the south Asian coastlines while she was on vacation along with her adult daughter Eva Ronstrom and their families during a boat trip outside a beach resort in Thailand.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in the South Asian tsunami and earthquake

Born: 1940

Died: December 26, 2004

Khao Lak, Thailand