Bulletin Staff Report

The body of a Bend man reported missing on Memorial Day and pulled from the McKenzie River this weekend has been identified as Donald Girardi, 73, of Bend.

Girardi went missing after taking his canoe out on the river near the Hayden Bridge Boat Ramp, according to the Lane County Sheriff’s Office.

His overturned canoe was discovered by deputies.

Girardi’s body was spotted after 3 p.m. Sunday by a boater about a mile upriver from the Marshall Island Boat Ramp near Junction City. Divers with Lane County Search and Rescue recovered the body.

Girardi was identified Monday.