Summary: assistant programmer for the computerized information services research laboratory Information and Documentation Centre (IDC) at the Royal Institute of Technology Library in Stockholm, Sweden who was among one of more than 170 Norwegian tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on a Christmas vacation along with his wife Gunvor Kjelstrup and the couple's adult daughter Brit and two grandchildren at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: September 30, 1946
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand