We have been informed by Rohan H. Wickramasinghe of the passing away in May 2011 of Emeritus Professor B.A. Abeywickrema, who was a member of Clare College and earned
his Ph.D. from the Department of Botany in 1946. Professor Abeywickrema had
a distinguished career in the academic world in Sri Lanka and was much
respected by all who knew him.
Obituaries in The Island newspaper:
by Dr Rohan H. Wickramasinghe
by Dr U Pethiyagoda