Summary: adoptive son of the late philosopher Sir Alfred Jules Ayer (d. 1989) who had recently been married to author and former TV presenter Harriet Crawley, the daughter of former Tory parliamentary candidate and London Weekend Television chairman Aidan Crawley and his wife, American historian Virginia Cowles (both deceased).
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: circa 1939
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Galle, Sri Lanka