Rose Marie Gayhart

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Top Row and Bottom Three From Right: Gayhart, circa 1985;
Bottom Far Right: Age-progression to an unknown age

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 14, 1985 from Cape Coral, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: February 8, 1962
  • Age: 23 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 110 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Gayhart has a scar under her chin, faint scars around her nose and eye, and stretch marks on her abdomen from a past pregnancy. She wears eyeglasses. Two of her teeth are missing and she has fillings in two other teeth. Her ears are pierced one time each.
  • Medical Conditions: Gayhart may have been pregnant at the time of her disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Gayhart was last seen in Cape Coral, Florida on March 14, 1985. After finishing her shift at her restaurant job, she got into a pickup truck with an unidentified man. She has never been heard from again. She left behind three siblings as well as a son whom she had placed for adoption.

    Gayhart lived in Dansville, New York until 1984, when she moved with her boyfriend to the 50 block of northeast Barron Way in Fort Myers, Florida. She and her live-in boyfriend were reportedly not getting along at the time of her disappearance, and his mother had asked her to leave. Foul play is suspected in Gayhart's case, but few details are available. New York authorities are investigating.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Livingston County, New York Sheriff's Department
    585-243-7120

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    Source Information
    The Doe Network
    NamUs
    The Genesse Country Express
    The Southwest Florida News-Press

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    Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 14, 2013; details of disappearance updated.

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