A small gathering in Taos Plaza Sunday afternoon (May 6) paid homage to the two-year anniversary of the disappearance of Holly White, the former office manager at the Taos Center for the Arts.
Speakers included Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe, who spoke to the importance of coming forward with even the smallest details that can resolve a missing person case. Hogrefe cited the case of Frankie Martin, another Taos County resident who went missing around the same time as White, but was found when a hot air balloon rider stumbled upon a clue last fall.
White's father, Ray Alcott, who continues to assist on White's case with private investigator Elaine Graves, spoke alongside White's brother, Aaron Alcott, who reminded the audience gathered to never take their family or loved ones for granted.
Music and poetry by the Rane family, along with a meditation led by Sean Murphy, wrapped up the gathering. The mood was somber but also woven with the hope that White might still be found.