Mary Curwick’s grandchildren are turning their search for their missing 83-year-old Rancho Cucamonga relative to Riverside County’s deserts after sleuthing that turned up surveillance footage from a Blythe convenience store showing she was there on Mother’s Day.
Her grandson, Kris Greening, who shares a bank account with her and is in regular contact, was able to track her movements since she went missing around May 12, from Upland to San Fernando Valley, Mecca and Blythe.
When her card was declined to buy gas at the Valero Gas Station on Mesa Drive in Blythe, a station employee gave her $15 for gas, and “She told them she was trying to get to Palm Springs.” Greening said.
Greening’s cousin Amanda Curwick, in a Facebook post expressed concern that her grandmother “is lost and not wanting to admit it to anyone.” Authorities have told the cousins a “Silver Alert” will be posted on freeway electronic message boards.
The elderly woman’s car was spotted in San Pedro Saturday, May 13, but she doesn’t know anyone there, according to a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department news release.
Deputies learned from a neighbor Tuesday, May 16, that her residence door was left open and he had not seen her for several days, the news release stated.
Curwick is described as a white female, 5-feet, 2-inches tall, 150 pounds, with hazel eyes and short gray hair. She is believed to be driving her 2014 black Ford Fiesta with a California license plate of 7DHH239. The vehicle has moderate front…
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