Richard Paul Inlander died in San Francisco on May 9th at the age of 64. He was born in Chicago, IL, on October 4, 1943 to Newton and Gladys (Lewin) Inlander. Richard relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1961, to attend the University of California at Berkeley and Hastings College of the Law. He was active in the Jewish community, Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, Congregation Emanu El and Sinai Memorial Chapel, all in San Francisco. Richard is survived by his beloved and devoted friend of 22 years, Benjamin Schalit, San Francisco; his sisters, Martha Ross (Stanley) of Oakland, CA; Amy Jo Inlander, Flossmoor, IL; sons, Adam Louis Inlander (Ginny), New Albany, OH; Ethan Michael Inlander (Kim), Fayetteville, AR; and Nandi Deva Sundaram (Taylor Birdie Chi), Irvine, CA; and five grandchildren. Reflecting his lifelong love of elephants, Richard requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, www., or to a charity of your choice.