Jayam Rutnam celebrated his 80th birthday on June 23rd. A big party was planned and then cancelled due to Covid 19.
Jayam is the publisher of GOOD NEWS FROM JAYAM which goes to over 16,000 email recipients worldwide. He is the Founder President of the Sri Lanka America Association of Southern California, incorporated in 1973. Now retired from business, he spends his time writing articles for the San Gabriel Valley Examiner. He is married to Gina, his wife of 42 years.
Jayam was presented with the President’s Award (2014)”For philanthropic work” from Chairman of the Sri Lanka Foundation Dr. Walter Jayasinghe at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.
Jayam and Gina have a daughter Aliki, and a son Jean-Louis. They have five grand daughters. Jayam and Gina live in
Glendora, California. He migrated to the USA 55 years ago.
Sri Lanka Foundation team wants to wish you many more successful years ahead and to say you are a living inspiration, walking-talking treasure of experiences and a live example of perseverance.