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Prominent Journalist Keerthi Abeysekera Passes away In Canada

Suranimala For LankaWeb

Prominent Journalist, Community Activist and a well known Sri Lankan personality Mr. Keerthi Abeysekera passed away peacefully in Toronto, Canada on the 5th of February 2002 after a brief illness just prior to his 78th birthday.

He was a career journalist, writer and reporter for the Lake House Group prior to his emigration to Canada and very well known and respected in Sri Lankan Circles throughout North America and made many useful contributions through his many talents as a journalist and communicator to bring recognition to Sri Lanka through his very creative and honest form of dialogue through his writing and was a dedicated and patriotic Son of Lanka who in his later years was also a correspondent for the Times and Island Newspapers and was the author of four books the last of which were his memoirs.

He is survived by his wife, two sons and three daughters and will be greatly missed by the Sri Lankan Community of Toronto.

May He Rest In Peace.


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