UPDATE 1/27/16 – Gail’s brother Roy White stated today that Gail was seen in the water.
“There is no suspicion of foul play, White said, believing she possibly went for a swim in the middle of the day to relieve stress…She was a swimmer. My whole family are swimmers. It was her way of blowing off steam.”
Original story: Gail Saari, AKA as Diana Hajisaari, 62, from Berkeley left her job, in the 100 block of Swan Way near Bay Farm Island and Hegenberger Road, Friday at about 10 a.m. and has not been seen since. There is a report of her being sighted near Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline Park around noon. Saari is the publications director at The Independent Institute. She left the building without taking any of her personal items such as her purse, keys, phone, and inhaler,” KRON4 reported over the weekend.
Saari is 5′ 4″ tall and 110 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a tweed jacket and a gray shirt.
Police ask anyone with information to call the Oakland Police Department’s missing persons unit at 510-238-3641.