Kristen Hawley and Ryan King were married on October 13, 2012 in an outdoor ceremony at Barndiva, a restaurant in Healdsburg, Sonoma County, CA. Kristen is the daughter of Edward Hawley and JoAnne Hawley, both of Harrisburg, PA and granddaughter of Frank and Francie Hanich, of Harrisburg, PA and J. Robert Hawley, of Lakeland, FL. Ryan is the son of Scott and Susan King of Lake Winnebago, MO. Ryan is the grandson of Marilyn King of Independence, and Betty Dunklin of Cape Girardeau, MO. Maid of Honor was Karen Hawley, sister of the bride, from Harrisburg, PA. Friends of the bride, Robin Monheit and Kim Tranell, both of Brooklyn, NY and Liz Hummer of Portland, OR, were bridesmaids. Alena and Adriana Hawley, nieces of the bride, served as flower girls. Best Man was Andrew King, brother of the groom, from Independence, MO. Groomsmen included Jordan Alperin, Mark Trammell, and Cameron Walters, all of San Francisco. Micah Saul, a friend of the couple, officiated the ceremony. Friends and family enjoyed a dinner and dance reception, also at Barndiva. A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom's parents the night prior to the wedding at Lambert Bridge Winery in the Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma County, CA. Kristen is a 2000 graduate of Central Dauphin East High School. She graduated from Fordham University in 2004 with a B.A. in Communications and English. She is now a strategist for a digital marketing and creative agency in San Francisco. Ryan is a 2000 graduate of Truman High School and a 2004 graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University with a degree in Computer Science. He earned his Master's Degree in Internet Engineering from the University of San Francisco and currently works for Twitter as a Systems Engineer. The couple resides in San Francisco.
Published in the Kansas City Star on December 23, 2012