Vancouver police find missing woman with Alzheimer’s

Mary P. Forkner found Monday afternoon



Mary P. Forkner was found this afternoon and reunited with her family.

Vancouver police are asking the public to help them find a 70-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s Disease who left central Vancouver this morning.

Sometime between 6 and 8:45 a.m. today, Mary P. Forkner drove away from the 3500 block of Northeast 102nd Court in central Vancouver near Royal Oaks Country Club. She was driving a green 1997 Ford Explorer with Washington license plates 661XVV.

She has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and gets lost easily, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

Forkner is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, about 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She wears glass, and may have left this morning wearing blue stretch pants and a purple University of Portland windbreaker.

Anyone who sees Forkner or her vehicle is asked to call 911 with the location.