Ranjani de Alwis
Summary: mother of prominent Sri Lankan national basketball team captain Chaminda de Alwis who along with her husband Elseworth were 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 the couple were on vacation at their private oceanfront bungalow in Sri Lanka.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Galle, Sri Lanka