Col. M. Venkataraman, a retired army officer ( aged 81) passed away on August 15.
A long time resident of Mylapore, he studied in the Madras Veterinary College from 1948 to 52. He joined the Indian Army in 1959 and served with distinction and courage for 29 years and retired as Colonel in 1987.
He helped many people financially for their children’s education, says a family member.
As his last gesture, he decided to donate his eyes.
He is survived by his wife Gowri Venkataraman. The family can be reached at 1, 3rd Lane, M. K. Amman Koil Street, Mylapore. Ph: 2498 1592.