I'm not sure if he passed away there, but he did spend a number of his final years at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas in Talmage, California, a small town outside of Ukiah.
I may be mistaken, but I believe when he lived in Sri Lanka he preferred to live in the homes of dayakas. The monasteries in Sri Lanka didn't appeal to him.
"I can paint A and I can paint B.... I cannot, however, paint the both, nor can I paint the A and the B." -- Edmund Husserl Logical Investigations