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.
"Perfect Ones do not smile for no reason." Ghaṭīkāra Sutta