Anita Anne Qvist
Anita, approximately 1979
Date reported missing : 01/01/1979
Missing location (approx) :
San Francisco, California
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
Age at the time of disappearance: 15 years old
Height / Weight : 5'8, 150 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Family members last saw Anita at a family event in San Francisco, California in approximately 1979. One of her relatives may have spoken to her on the phone in 1984. She hasn't had contact with her family since and her current whereabouts are unknown. Very little information is available in her case.
Other information and links : ncy
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
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