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Daniel Hantman

January 19, 1942 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Daniel Hantman Obituary

Daniel Hantman passed away on February 14, 2024 after a  prolonged
illness. He was born on January 19, 1942 in Los Angeles to Marcia and
Jacob Hantman. His kind demeanor and caring actions and attitudes
inspired all of us in our city, and his impact on mankind was felt
throughout the world. He was man of great intelligence, purpose,
ethical values and kindness. His educational background included
attending UCLA and UC Berkeley.  After graduation, he joined the Peace
Corps and went to Thailand, spending 8 years supervising the
establishment of the English language schools throughout the country.
He attended the University of San Fernando Valley College Of Law and
was a member of the Riverside County Bar Association, serving as Bar
President for a term.  In 2012 he was awarded the E. Aurora Hughes
Meritorious Award for Service. He was an active member of the
Suddhavasa Buddhist Meditation Center and a congregant at Temple
Beth El. His volunteer and community service were extensive, from
being the Chambers official Way- Finder, and Adopt a street Program
where you could see him picking up litter with his BIG Sombrero hat on
Central between the 60 fwy and Canyon Crest. He was named Citizen of
the Year for his volunteerism. He was often called “Mr Riverside” by
Riverside Chamber members. He was an ardent supporter of La Sierra

He is survived by his life partner, Marcia Gilman, who cherished him
and was his loving caregiver and medical advocate. He is survived by his
brother, Dr. David Hantman, Sister Elizabeth Rudzinski and grandson of
the heart, Noah Gilman-Morgan.

Services will be held at Riverside Temple Beth El, 2675 Central Avenue
at  4p.m. on Wednesday March 6 2024 to reminisce, grieve and  show
our love and support for his presence on Earth. In lieu of flowers
donations may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association or to the La
Sierra University Student Scholarship Fund.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Akes Family Funeral Home, Riverside, California

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Memorial Service
March 6, 2024

4:00 PM
Temple Beth El
2675 Central Ave
Riverside, CA 92506


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