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Friends, Neighbors Rally to Find Missing Woman

Oct 18, 2016 09:16AM ● By Jeanne Fratello
The disappearance on Saturday of a Manhattan Beach woman with Alzheimer's disease has prompted a grass-roots search effort to locate her.

55-year-old Nancy Paulikas, who has early onset Alzheimer's disease, disappeared at about 3:00 p.m. on Saturday during a family trip to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in Los Angeles. She has blue eyes and grey hair and is about 5'7". She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a red paisley shirt.

Her husband Kirk Moody and friends and neighbors have mobilized to form a cohesive search effort. They have canvassed the LACMA neighborhood, distributing flyers and talking to residents and local business owners.

They have also reached out to Los Angeles shelters with flyers and information in case she finds her way to one of the shelters.

So far, museum cameras have not yielded any clues, and too much time has passed for bloodhounds to follow a scent.

The plan for Tuesday is to expand the search area westward to the La Cienega park area.

Paulikas wears a medical alert bracelet that indicates she is suffering from Alzheimer's and gives her first name and phone number. At the time of her disappearance, she was only carrying a glasses case - she was not carrying a phone, cash, or any other form of identification.

Anyone with information is asked to call 310-650-7965. There is now a $1,000 reward for any information that leads to finding her.

Please follow Moody's blog for the latest updates and developments.

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