Mangaluru: Ex-headmaster of Canara High School dies at 75 | Mangaluru News – Times of India
He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter
MANGALURU: Kanthavar Venkatesh Kamath, former headmaster of Canara High School (Main), Dongerkery here, passed away on Thursday, following age related illness. He was 75.
He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. The last rites were performed at his residence at Dongerkery, followed by cremation at Boloor Crematorium on Thursday. He had been admitted to a clinic in the city a few days back.
Kamath’s family ran a well-known flour mill near New Chitra Talkies. He did his schooling at BEM High School, Car Street and graduated in BSc and B. Ed. at Government College, here. He joined Canara High School (Main) in 1970, became headmaster in 1976 when he was 31 and served for over three decades until he took voluntary retirement in 2003.
He oversaw the school’s Centenary Celebrations in 1991. After retirement, he devoted himself to religious activities and served as a trustee of Kudtheri Mahamaya Temple, Car Street for almost 17 years.