Gary Alan Larsen

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Above: Larsen, circa 2001

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 16, 2001 from Redmond, Oregon
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 28 years old
  • Weight: 6'3, 210 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Larsen, who lived in the 15000 block of Woodgreen Court in La Pine, Oregon, was last seen with friends in Redmond, Oregon on September 16, 2001. He and his friends had been out all night and spent part of the evening at the Fireside Grille and Lounge. Larsen had breakfast with the group at Shari's Restaurant, then left. The next morning he reportedly checked out of a hotel.

    Larsen has never been heard from again. His family reported him missing eleven days after he was last seen. He was unemployed at the time of his disappearance, but he had previously worked at Hap Taylor & Sons Inc. (now called the Knife River Corporation). He has many friends and acquaintances in the Redmond area but none of them have heard from since his disappearance. He was last seen driving a white 1995 Dodge pickup with the Oregon license plate number XTN945; the vehicle has never been located.

    Larsen associated with known drug users, but investigators haven't linked any of his friends to his disappearance. Foul play is suspected in his case, which remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Deschutes County Sheriff’s Department
    541-617-3393

    OR
    541-693-6911

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    Source Information
    Bend, Oregon
    Traditional Mountaineering
    The Bend Bulletin

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 29, 2008; details of disappearance updated.

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