LOCATED – Massive Search Underway for Elderly Woman Who Walked Away from Dentist Appointment
UPDATE 5:31 P.M. – Susan Gannaway has been located safe and in good spirits, several miles from where she disappeared.
According to sources, a deputy located Gannaway walking on Bailey Hill Road in Brooksville. Although Gannaway appears to be in good health, Fire Rescue is evaluating her condition. Gannaway will soon be reunited with her family.
HERNANDO – A massive search is underway for an elderly woman who walked away from a dentist appointment just before noon today.
According to officials, 73-year-old Valerie “Sue” Susan Gannaway was last scene around 11:20 a.m. today at O’Sullivan and Deluca Dentistry located at 3429 Mariner Blvd.
Officials say Gannaway suffers from dementia and is under medical treatment for her condition.
The dentist office is located between Chalmer Street and Landover Blvd.
Several deputies are searching by air, by ground, and with K-9 at this time.Gannaway is described as a white female, 5’0”, 110 lbs., brown hair, blue eyes, and was last seen wearing light gray shorts, a gray and blue or blue and white striped top, and black shoes.
Anyone with information on Gannaway’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office at 352-754-6830 or your local law enforcement agency.
CORRECTION: 10/25/2017 – Staff at O’Sullivan and Deluca Dentistry say Gannaway was not a patient at their office and did not have an appointment.
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