Summary: wife of retired Ohio State University molecular scientist Dr. Muttaiya Sundaralingam who was among one of more than 20 American 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 she was on vacation along with her wheelchair-bound husband and their family at a beachfront resort in Sri Lanka.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: November 2, 1941
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka