Bearse and Ian Crosby
Ruth Bearse, daughter of Myrna Bearse of Princeton and Peter Bearse
of Cambridge, Mass., to Ian Bradford Crosby, son of Maureen and
David Crosby of Juneau, Alaska. The April 21 ceremony took place
at the La Foce estate in the Tuscany region of Italy. Miriam Bearse,
the bride's sister, officiated at the symbolic Jewish ceremony
in Italy and at the civil marriage in Washington State which took
place before the couple left for Italy.
The bride, 33,
is keeping her name. A Princeton High School graduate, she earned
a degree in History and Religion from Rutgers University. She
received her law degree, with honors, from Rutgers Law School-Newark.
Following graduation from law school, she clerked for the Honorable
William H. Walls of the United States District Court for the District
of New Jersey, and for the Honorable Robert R. Beezer of the United
States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She currently works
at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, Wash.,
where she coordinates the school's public service placement programs.
Her father is an economic consultant; her mother retired as the
editor of Town Topics.
The groom, 34, is a partner in the
Seattle office of Susman Godfrey, a Houston-based law firm. He
graduated from Reed College and received his law degree, with
high honors, from the University of Texas. Following graduation,
he clerked for the Honorable John C. Coughenour, then chief judge
of the United States District Court for the Western District of
Washington, and the Honorable Robert Boochever of the United States
Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. His father is an attorney
in Juneau; his mother retired as a teacher.
Politziner and Carey King
King of Asheville, N.C., the daughter of Bob and Penny King
of New Bern, N.C., to Sammy Politziner, also of Asheville, the son
of David and Alison Politziner of Princeton.
Ms. King is
a 1995 graduate of New Bern High School. She earned a bachelor's
degree in religion and anthropology at Wake Forest University
in 1999 and a master's degree in education at Harvard University
in 2003. She taught kindergarten for three years in south Louisiana
through the Teach For America program, and is currently a reporter
for The Sylva Herald and Ruralite in Sylva, N.C.
Politziner graduated in 1995 from Princeton High School. He earned
a bachelor's degree in political science and Russian/Eastern
European studies at the University of Michigan in 1999, and
a master's degree in education at Harvard University in 2003.
He taught second grade in Bronx, New York, through Teach For
America, and is now a seventh grade teacher at KIPP: Asheville
A July 3 wedding is planned at the old Jackson
County Courthouse in Sylva.