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Death of Prof. Kanthi Ratnayake

The death occurred on Saturday of Prof. Kanthi Ratnayake (79), former Professor of Geography at the University of Ruhuna. An old girl of Methodist College, Colombo, her university career spans over 35 years. She was also a lecturer at the Colombo Theological Society and the Colombo Bible School. She also played an active role in the Calvary Church. She has represented the University of Ruhuna at many overseas conferences and published papers in a number of scientific journals. She was the wife of the late Prof. W.E. Ratnayake.

She is survived by two daughters and one son. Her remains are at Mahinda Funeral Parlour, Mt. Lavinia and the funeral will be held at Thunbowila Cemetery, Piliyandala at 4.45 p.m. today (July 1) following a service at 3 p.m.

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