Denise Holly Dorfman

Dorfman, circa 1980

  • Missing Since 02/09/1980
  • Missing From San Francisco, California
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 12/28/1951 (68)
  • Age 28 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'2, 100 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Dorfman wore large-framed eyeglasses at the time of her 1980 disappearance. She has a mole on the back of her neck. She smokes cigarettes.

Details of Disappearance

Dorfman was last seen in San Francisco, California on February 9, 1980. She has never been heard from again. She was a student at the University of San Francisco at the time of her disappearance, and had a job with the university as well. She was reported missing after she didn't show up for her job.

Her apartment at Lake Street and 22nd Avenue was discovered unlocked, with the lights on, and Dorfman's purse and money inside. There was no indication of forced entry or a struggle. Her case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • San Francisco Police Department 415-553-0123

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 11, 2019; picture added, details of disappearance updated.