Lala Mara


Age: 73

Fijian chieftainess and former first lady of Fiji who was better known as the widow of Ratu Sir Kamisese, the founding father of modern Fiji who served for many years as prime minister and president of his country, who as Fiji's first lady took on a diplomatic role frequently representing her country abroad and was regarded as a formidable and astute woman, whose influence on her husband was said to be considerable.

Cause of Death: Unknown causes

Born: January 4, 1931

Died: July 20, 2004

Suva, Fiji