Raymond Dean Shurtz

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Above Images: Shurtz, circa 2005


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 26, 2005 from Fillmore, Utah
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 21, 1931
  • Age: 74 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'1 - 6'2, 135 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, green eyes. Shurtz goes by his middle name, Dean. He wears wire-framed eyeglasses and an upper denture plate, and he has a cyst on his right hand.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black jacket, Levi's jeans, a cowboy belt with a buckle, white sneakers and an orange cap with "Conoco" written on it.
  • Medical Conditions: Shurtz suffers from Alzheimer's Disease and internal bleeding.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Shurtz was last seen in Fillmore, Utah on November 26, 2005. He was issued a citation for driving the wrong direction on the freeway. He was driving a green 1996 Ford Ranger pickup truck with Utah license plates numbered 334YFZ at the time. He has never been heard from again.

    On December 1, 2005, Shurtz's vehicle was located off Interstate 15 in the Valley of Fire State Park, near Las Vegas, Nevada. There was no sign of him at the scene. Witnesses reported seeing the vehicle at the same location on November 28, the day Shurtz was last seen. He may have gotten a ride with another individual. Authorities believe he may be in Escalante, Utah; Boulder, Utah; or Arizona. His case remains unsolved. He resided in Cedar City, Utah in 2005; that city's police are investigating his disappearance.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Cedar City Police Department


    Garfield County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    Utah Department of Public Safety
    The Las Vegas Review-Journal
    Cedar City, Utah


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 26, 2006; casefile added.

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