Missing Carlton couple found safe near Hood River

UPDATE: Elizabeth and Luther Glaze were found safe Saturday on I-84 near Hood River. They are being reunited with family.

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CARLTON, Ore. – Authorities are asking for the public’s help with locating a missing Carlton couple who have a history with dementia.

Luther Glaze, 90, and his wife, 93-year-old Elizabeth Glaze, haven’t been seen or heard from since they left their home at about 4:30 p.m. Friday. The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office said the couple was headed to Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde.

Family members contacted authorities and requested a welfare check. Deputies were not able to find the couple Saturday morning.

They both have a history with dementia and other medical issues, according to the sheriff’s office.

The car the couple is assumed to be driving is a 2001 dark blue Ford Escape (similar car in photo below) with Oregon license plate ZGQ-525.

Anyone with information asked to call the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office or Carlton police at 503-434-6500 and reference missing person case 16-2802.


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