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Mary Roy (Educator) Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 2, 2022

Short Biography

Mary Roy was born in 1933 in Aymanam, Kottayam in the state of Kerala, India. She was an Indian Educator, Activist, Philanthropist, Managing Director & Founder of the Corpus Christi High School (Pallikoodam), a school established in 1967. She was the mother of famous author Arundhati Roy. She was popularly known as the winner of a lawsuit against the gender-biased inheritance law in 1986.


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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Mary Roy died at the age of 89 on 01-09-2022. She was suffering from age-related health issues and took her last breath at her home in Kalathilpady, Kottayam in the state of Kerala, India.

DEATHDAY 1 September,2022 (Thursday)
DEATH PLACE Kalathilpady, Kottayam, Kerala
DEATH COUNTRY India

Mary Roy Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father P V Isaac
Mother Name Not Known
Siblings Three
Ex-husband Rajib Roy
Son None
Daughters Arundhati Roy, One More (Name Not Known)

She was born into a Christian family in Aymanam village of Kerala to an entomologist father P V Isaac and a homemaker mother. She had three older siblings. She was married to Rajib Roy. The couple got divorced after 3 years of their marriage. Together the couple was blessed with two daughters including Arundhati Roy, a famous author/novelist.

Daughter Arundhati Roy

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