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Letter: Thanking authorities in Georgetown for help with dementia patient

  • Friday, January 3, 2014

Last week my father-in-law, who suffers from dementia, slipped out from his assisted living facility before daybreak.

The staff immediately contacted the authorities, as well as the family, when they realized what had happened.

After a two-hour period, he was found safely thanks to the acts of a good Samaritan and others.

I was so impressed with the professionalism of the police, sheriff and fire departments.

During stressful times we often have negative thoughts or comments about how our protectors function, but I can only give positive praises to all authorities involved.

The people of Georgetown should feel that they are being well-served.


Paul H. Duncan



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