Ken Gnanakan was an extraordinary Indian educator, environmentalist and theologian. He was a frequent speaker worldwide at workshops, seminars and conferences. Gnanakan was the founder and chancellor of ACTS Group of Institutions, a social organisation with a focus on education. Above all, Ken was a special friend to Boston GreenFest and Foundation for a Green Future. He passed away suddenly on May 9, 2021 at the young age of 81. He lived his life with joy, music, compassion, love and concern for the environment and those around him. He will be terribly missed.