The group’s moderators are people who’ve lost loved ones themselves. Their work with the group means they’ve had to make tough choices while processing their own losses.
Juneau police are looking for feedback on the new page, which has photos and descriptions of missing people and details about when they were last seen.
Clifford White was the fifth person to go missing in Juneau last year.
About 30 people gathered on Monday night to share their stories and sing to their missing loved ones.
There is no one organization that finds missing people in Juneau, and there aren’t many resources for family and friends.
Instead of waiting for police reports about missing persons, we started turning to social media where family members were organizing searches for loved ones who stayed away from home too long.
Juneau police and Doug Farnsworth’s family say his body has been found. It’s not yet clear how he died.
Clifford White is the fourth Juneau man to go missing since August.
Farnsworth is a 32-year-old Juneau man whose family reported him missing on Sept. 29. Family believe he is dead and are offering a $5,000 reward for anyone who helps find his body.
Family, friends and law enforcement have been looking for Doug Farnsworth since he went missing on Sept. 29. His older sister, Kiersten Farnsworth said she and other family members believe he is dead.