Name: Mary Frances Gregory
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: February 15, 1978
Location Last Seen: Parry Sound, Ontario, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth: May 27, 1958
Age: 19 years old
Weight: 111 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark blonde
Eye Color: Hazel
Distinguishing Marks/Features: She has a medium build and a fair complexion. She has a mole on her waist. She is near-sighted and wore contacts at the time of her disappearance.
Dentals: Partial dental records of 10 teeth are available. She previously had an overbite which was corrected by braces. Her teeth were in good condition at the time of her disappearance.
DNA: Available at UNT.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Mary Frances Gregory was last seen leaving her home in Parry Sound, Ontario on February 15, 1978. She was headed to Palo Alto, California for a vacation at the time.
It is believed that Mary departed Ontario by car with a male acquaintance. The man claimed that he drove through Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, Illinois, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and Nevada during the trip. He informed authorities that he dropped Mary off at a bus station in Las Vegas, Nevada, approximately ten days after leaving Ontario (February 28, 1978).
Mary never arrived in California and has not been heard from since. She was carrying luggage at the time of her disappearance. The bags have never been recovered. Foul play is suspected.
Agency Name: Ontario Provincial Police - Parry Sound Detachment
Agency Contact Person: Detective Constable Ken Sexton
Agency Phone Number: 705-746-4225
Agency E-Mail: ken.sexton(at)opp.ca
Agency Case Number: 12119202605
NCIC Case Number: M627525467
NamUs Case Number: Not listed
Ontario Provincial Police
Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 1/20/16
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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.