A former Bay Area public transit director has been found after briefly being declared missing by San Francisco police.
Nancy Jewell Cross, 94, a former Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District director who is now homeless, was discovered in Berkeley on Thursday, safe and sound, according to reports.
Prior to that, the Stanford-educated Cross built a reputation for herself as a difficult human being, with a taste for lawsuits and a dislike for paying rent.
She ws declared a "vexatious litigant" in 1992 for tying up court time in San Mateo County for filing a host of frivolous lawsuits over the prior 30 years, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Later, she was evicted from several homes, including the home of her sisters on the Peninsula, for refusing to pay rent.
She was elected to the Board of Directors of AC Transit in 1998 but ousted in 2002, to the "great joy of her colleagues," the East Bay Express reported.
She became homeless somehow and had been spending time at the Berkeley law library following her final eviction a few years ago, according to reports.
It's not known where she is now, but she is no longer considered missing.