RICHENSTEIN--Elyse, of Key Biscayne, FL, formerly of Manhattan and Kings Point, New York, died peacefully on February 18, 2011. She is survived by her beloved husband, Victor, two loving sons, Lawrence and Kenneth, devoted family members, daughters-in-law, Mindy and Julie, and four grandchildren, Eric, Lisa, Marti, and Samantha. Elyse was born in Nurnberg, Germany, and survived Nazi persecution fleeing to Paris and later arriving in NY in her teens. An elegant, kind, and sunny woman loved by all who crossed her path, Elyse was a patron of the arts and devoted to her family, friends, and Judaism. A fund in Elyse's memory has been established at Chabad of Key Biscayne.
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Published by New York Times on Feb. 20, 2011.