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Authorities Confirm Missing Palo Alto Couple Has Been Found Alive

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Carol Kiparsky, 77, and her husband Ian Irwin, 72, have been found alive, Marin County Sheriff tweeted Saturday morning.

Authorities are currently working to extract them from the area.

Carol Kiparsky, 77, and her husband Ian Irwin, 72, were last seen Friday at a vacation rental on Via De La Vista in Inverness/Seahaven. Officials believe the pair may have gone hiking in the Inverness area.

The search for the couple had recently progressed into a recovery mission.

The couple was supposed to check out Saturday morning, but all of their belongings were left at the property, according to the sheriff's office.

The pair missed an appointment on Sunday and family plans on Monday.

Kiparsky is 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 115 pounds, and has gray hair and blue eyes. Irwin is 6-foot-1, weighs about 175 pounds and has blue eyes. He is balding but has some gray hair. Deputies do not know what clothing they may be wearing.

Detectives have been combing through electronics and financial records hoping to unearth any clues.

Anyone who may know where Kiparsky and Irwin are is asked to call the Marin County Sheriff's Office at 415-479-2311.

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