October 13, 2013 12:13 AM
John and Lindsey (Franklin) Fitzgerald were married September 13, 2013, at The Unitarian Society in Santa Barbara. Given in marriage by her parents John Franklin and Cindy Plahn, the bride was attended by her sister Denise Kephart and her sister-in-law Amy Rogala as bridesmaids.
Lindsey's best friend Chelsey Reichenberger was maid of honor. John was attended by his childhood friend John Keating and his brother-in-law Tom Rogala as best man. Madeline Fitzgerald, daughter of the groom, was the flower girl and participated in the ceremony. The wedding was immediately followed by cocktails, dinner and dancing at Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort.
The bride received her BS degree from Loyola University in Chicago and her MS degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science. She is a pathology assistant at Rush University Hospital in Chicago.
The groom is a veteran policeman with the Chicago Police Department where he has worked for 12 years.
The couple honeymooned in Pismo Beach before returning to Chicago, Illinois, where they reside.