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In Memoriam — Ananda W.P. Guruge

Aug. 19, 2014

Ananda W.P. Guruge, a lecturer in comparative religion, died Aug. 6. He was 85.

Prior to joining the campus, the Sri Lankan native served 15 years in the Ceylon Civil Service and seven years with UNESCO before being named his country's ambassador to the international organization. For approximately 17 years, he taught courses in Buddhism, Hinduism and peace studies.

He is survived by his wife, Chandrakanth; two sons; a daughter; and three grandchildren.

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