Trudy Appleby family offering $10,000 reward for information about her kidnapping

This comes on the 21st anniversary of her disappearance

EAST MOLINE, Ill. - "The most important aspect of this is to not forget about her," said Ray Eddleman, the uncle of Trudy Appleby.
 
For Eddleman, and the rest of Trudy's family, the vigils have become almost routine.
 
21 years ago, she was last seen in the Quad Cities. Tonight, her family and friends held a candlelight vigil for the 21st time.
 
They are still searching for answers about who may have abducted Trudy.
 
"After 21 years, in a painful way, it seems like this is a funeral we keep coming to every year," said Eddleman.
 
This year's vigil comes after Moline Police named William "Ed" Scott, a family friend, as a person of interest in Trudy's disappearance.
 
But the family is still looking for answers. 
It's led them to establish a $10,000 reward to whoever comes forward with more information.
 
"I just hope that it helps," says Eddleman. "The person that did this committed a horrible crime. My hope is that they don't get away with that horrible crime."
 
And while the gatherings don't get any easier, eddleman says he and his family will not stop until they get the answers they deserve.
 
And the message to anyone who may know more about the case remains the same.
 
"Something can be worked out where the money can be given to you, no one has to know it was you that said something," pleaded Eddleman. "But, do the right thing. Just do the right thing."

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