Basun Rai
Basun Rai
Birth: 1 June 1905?
Death: 1 March 2016
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Age: 110 years, 274 days?
Country: BhutanBHUUnited StatesUSA

Basun Maya Rai (1 June 1905? – 1 March 2016) was a unvalidated Bhutanese-born American supercentenarian claimant.


Rai was born in Bhutan on 1 June 1905. She married at the age of 14, worked as a farmer, blessed with 14 children, and lived as a political refugee for over 20 years in Nepal. She was given the opportunity to come to Austin, Texas in 2010, and moved to Sioux Falls in 2014 to be with her family.

Rai loved to sing, dance, pray, and play with her children and grandchildren; she became a member of the First Christian Reformed Church in Sioux Falls. She passed away in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA, on 1 March 2016, at the claimed age of 110 years, 274 days.


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