Dr. Anoma Ratnayake


Age: 51

Summary: Sri Lankan leading nutritionist and council member of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka who was among one of more than thousands of people 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 she was spending the Christmas weekend with her extended family at a beachfront resort in Sri Lanka.

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

Born: 1953

Died: December 26, 2004

Nilaweli, Sri Lanka