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1793DFWA - Kathryn Marie Rahe Gregory


Name: Kathryn Marie Rahe Gregory
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: November 4, 1981
Location Last Seen: Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

Physical Description

Date of Birth: October 14, 1957
Age: 24 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 135 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Nickname/Alias: Kathy
Distinguishing Marks/Features: She has a mole on her left wrist; a bulbous nose; two old fractures from childhood on her left arm; shoulder-length hair, wavy or sometimes frizzy, often parted on the left side; and she frequently wore flowers in her hair.


Dentals: Available. Kathy has a "rice tooth" on her left side, the second tooth from the center. It was visible when she smiled.
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Possibly wearing a green and orange ski coat, brown sweater with green and brown horizontal stripe, and blue jeans.
Jewelry: Gold wedding ring with a diamond.
Additional Personal Items: Wooden sandals with a flower on the toe strap, wine colored clutch purse.

Circumstances of Disappearance

Kathy was a nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at a local hospital. Her husband, local radio personality and disc jockey Brian Neil Gregory, reports last seeing her on the morning of 11-04-1981. They had returned home from shopping in downtown Spokane about 11 am. Brian left for work, arriving about 11:20. Kathy did not report for her 2 pm shift. She was not reported missing to police until the next morning. Her car was found parked on the street 2 blocks away, which was considered unusual for her.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Spokane Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Jeffery Barrington
Agency Phone Number: 509-363-8240
Agency E-Mail:
Agency Case Number: 81-63618

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 10414

Information Source(s)

Washington State Missing Persons

Admin Notes

Added: 11/25/2005; Last Updated: 10/18/2016

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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