Marja "Mallu" Pere
Summary: wife of Helsinki-based Happy Divers diving school's regional general manager Pasi Lappalanein who was among one of more than 190 Finnish 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 accompanying her husband on a deep-sea scuba-diving trip along with their 3-year-old son Jere Lappalanein at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: August 1, 1967
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand