Diane Francis was last seen in Jacksonville, Florida in 2005. There is an extensive paper trail for Diane, but it suddenly stopped. Diane’s daughter Sherri Snyder has been on a mission to find her mother pretty much ever since.
Diane's daughter Sherri has worked with a Private Investigator in the past who suggested she travel to Florida to search for Diane. She is raising money for these travel expenses: https://www.gofundme.com/f/finding-diane-francis
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The bulk of information for this episode came from Diane's police records and records from The Florida Department of Children and Families provided by Diane's daughter, Sherri Snyder.
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“Diane Theresa Francis.” The Charley Project, https://charleyproject.org/case/diane-theresa-francis.
“Finding Diane T Francis, Organized by Erin Reed.” Gofundme.com, https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-me-find-diane?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_lico%2Bshare-sheet.
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Turney, Sarah. “Interview with Sherri Snyder.” 18 September 2021.