There has been no sign of a Winston woman who has been missing for a month since she was last spotted in Sutherlin.

Deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s are still seeking information about the disappearance of Geraldine Donna Galer, 77, of Winston, who was last seen driving a gray 2002 GMC Safari Van with Oregon license plate YRC-203. Galer’s van had a spare tire on the rear passenger side.

The woman is described as 5-foot-4, 130 pounds, with gray hair and brown eyes and was last known to be wearing a tan knit hat, a black jacket, red gloves, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

Deputies said Galer may be suffering from a medical condition which causes confusion and an altered state of mind.

Galer was last seen on Dec. 8 at approximately 10:13 a.m. in the 800 block of Summit View Avenue, Sutherlin.

Brad O’Dell, spokesman for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, said Galer could be anywhere inside or outside of the county because she was in a vehicle.

“We really need the help of the community to be aware of this case and report any information to our office. We want to provide her loved ones with some answers,” O’Dell said.

Anyone with information may call the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at 541-440-4471.

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Dan Bain is the health reporter for The News-Review. He previously worked at KPIC and 541 Radio.

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A picture of the missing woman would have helpful.

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