Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Missing patient, Pancho Desperatus-Amator DeTanza

Headline reads:  Man goes missing from Coquitlam mental health facility on old Riverview grounds
Coquitlam RCMP page about the fellow

 Pancho Desperatus-Amator-DeTanza was last seen by staff around 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 29

He is described as a 37-year-old Hispanic man with short black hair. He is six feet, two inches tall, has brown eyes and last seen wearing a dark grey plaid shirt and blue jeans.

Police said he suffers from a mental disorder and should not be approached.

According to the Paraguayan newspaper, ABC Color, Desperatus-Amator-deTanza was arrested in 2004 for shooting Canadian diplomat Alvin Fehr in the shoulder.

[ Looks like two little tattoo's under his eyes ]

 UPDATE:  The RCMP is pleased to confirm that the 37-year-old male reported missing from Cypress Lodge has been located, and he is safe and sound.

Save the Riverview Hospital lands

The Riverview Hospital lands, are under pressure to be developed into market housing. Help to save the lands as a healing sanctuary for the mentally ill of OUR Province.

Please join the Riverview Horticultural Centre Society,( RHCS ) Facebook page. Twitter too!

Please sign the On-line petition or download a Word document petition ,which is a more official type of petition.
Blogs, about the hospital grounds
Mike Farnworth,MLA; Facebook forum " Protect the Riverview Lands"
And another Facebook group: Riverview Preservation Society
this group also has a petition to sign.

Click-able Map of the Riverview site

BISCO -- Brookside-Leeside-Roadside -- Centre Lawn -- Colony Farm
Crease Clinic -- East Lawn -- Essondale Hospital
Finnie's Garden -- Henry Esson Young -- Hillside unit
Home for the Aged-Valleyview -- North Lawn
Nurses homes -- Pennington Hall -- TreeFest -- West Lawn
John Davidson; "Botany John" blog. He was the first Provincial Botanist, who created British Columbia's first Botanical Garden at Riverview.
Other groups involved Riverview Horticultural Centre Society
Who also have a media NEWS Blog
You can also download a 42 page report titled, For the future of Riverview created by the Riverview Task Force.
Or Burke Mountain Naturalists, report: The Riverview Hospital Site, Respecting its Past,Realizing its Future
Coquitlam has designated the buildings and grounds, as a heritage site.
Download the Statement of Significance; SoS report PDF

Tour through the grounds

Paul Buikema, of Progress Landscaping, created this video.

Treefest 2011 slideshow

A slideshow of images from the Tree festival of 2011. Created in HD. Enjoy.

Riverview trees

Finnie's Garden -- slideshow

Finnie's Garden -- Pond restoration slideshow

TreeFest -- slideshow