Ria Jane M. Tuzara
Summary: Filipino musician and touring member with the Bayaniham folk dance troupe who was among one of more than 16 Filipino tourists (or residents) 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 duty as part of the entertainment group at the beachfront resort Sofitel Magic Lagoon Hotel in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand