San Jose Autistic Man gone missing–please be on the lookout for Mr. Edward Gaskill

5 Aug

For those readers in the San Francisco Bay Area–an autistic man has gone missing. He’s been missing since July 31st. He needs medication and he needs support. I’ve copied his picture and the flyer (both the original and the text) below.

If you see him or think you have seen him, please call 911 and tell them what you know.

Edward Gaskill Flyer

MISSING

EdwardGaskill

EDWARD A. GASKILL
6 FT, 195 LBS, AGE 67, MAY SEEM LOST OR CONFUSED
AUTISTIC, cannot think rationally but communicates fairly well.
DIABETIC, requires daily medication
.
Missing fom Berryessa area, San Jose, CA, since Friday, July 31, 2015
May be in San Jose, Fremont, or Livermore area
IF YOU SEE THIS MAN, PLEASE CALL 911
San Jose PD missing person police report #152129505

EDWARD ANTHONY GASKILL
930 FOXRIDGE WAY, SAN JOSE CA 95133
408-923-0475 home phone (Diane Gaskill, Ed’s sister, legal conservator, and caregiver)
DOB : March 8, 1948
Height: 6 ft 0 in.
Weight: 195 Lb
Hair: Dark Brn with gray
Eyes: Brown
Last seen wearing: Short sleeved plaid shirt, tan pants, tan slip on loafers.
CA ID N3149991
Kaiser medical number 12183023

ILLNESSES • Autism from birth. He cannot think rationally, does not learn from experiences, and cannot
understand the consequences of his actions or not taking his medications,
• High functioning, can talk fairly well, reads and writes at a 2nd grade level.
• Diabetes II, (adult onset), required medication with meals.
• High Cholesterol

MEDICATIONS
Medication Name Dose ( How much is given each time) Frequency (times of day meds are given) Illness controlled by medication.
Metformin 1000 mg (1 tablet) Morning and evening meals Diabetes II
Levothyroxine 150 micrograms Morning Thyroid (1)
Simvastatin 20 mg (1 tablet) Evening meal High colesterol
Risperdal 2 mg (1 tablet) Morning and evening meals and at bedtime Psychiatric med Autism / Anxiety
Multivitamin 1 tablet Morning meal General health

1. Ed had cancer of the thyroid gland and it was removed. This med is mandatory every morning to
maintain several bodily functions.
Note: Ed will often hide if he sees PD personnel because he knows they will stop him and call me. Part
of his mental disability is that he thinks if goes back to places that he lived in the past, everything will be
the same as it was when he was a child.

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