Sydney Taylor

Above: Taylor, circa 1999


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 2, 1999 from San Francisco, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: July 1, 1940
  • Age: 59 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0 - 6'1, 190 - 200 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. White hair, blue eyes. Taylor's nickname is Nick and he may spell his first name "Sidney." He may have a beard. Taylor appears to be homeless.
  • Medical Conditions: Taylor is a paranoid schizophrenic. In addition, his arm was injured at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Taylor was released from San Francisco General Hospital on December 2, 1999. Some accounts state he in the psychiatric unit, but his brother says he was at the hospital getting treatment for an injured arm. He was supposed to return to his residence at a hotel in the 60 block of Geary Street in San Francisco, but never arrived. He has never been heard from again. Few details are available in Taylor's case. He may be homeless.


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



    Source Information
    Outpost for Hope
    North American Missing Persons Network
    The Doe Network


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 19, 2008; distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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