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Nandini Iyer


Nandini Iyer (1931–2021)

With sadness and great gratitude for her service to the Institute, we announce the passing of Nandini Iyer. She was a Renaissance Lady, versed in many subjects, who gave numerous, excellent talks at the Institute and elsewhere. Her commitment to learning and service was exemplary.

A Memorial Service will be held at Unity of Santa Barbara on August 26th from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. All are welcome to attend the service. Masks are required. The address is 227 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara. The service will be streamed live to:, and available for viewing "forever".

For more on her life and accomplishments, please click here