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Carrie McLachlan-Levi Garcia
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Carrie Jeanne McLachlan and Levi Mathew Garcia, both of Grass Valley, were married Oct. 2 at the bride’s parents’ home. The garden ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Ron Custer, the groom’s stepfather.

The bride, a Nevada Union High School graduate, is the daughter of Donna McLachlan and the late Wayne McLachlan of Grass Valley.

The groom is the son of Levi Garcia of Phoenix, Ariz., and Pam and Ron Custer of Gardnerville, Nev.

Both bride and groom work at Grocery Outlet in Grass Valley.

The bride wore a satin gown with hand-beaded lace appliques, sweetheart neckline, Basque waist and chapel-length train. The gown and three-tiered veil were designed and handmade by the bride’s mother. She carried a bouquet of roses and carnations and a handkerchief carried by her mother and sister-in-law at their weddings.

The matron of honor was Allie McLachlan of Grass Valley, the bride’s sister-in-law.

The bridesmaids were Denise Tambasco and the bride’s sister, Emily McLachlan, both of Grass Valley.

The flower girl was Kristen Hutchins, age 9, of Grass Valley.

The ring bearer was the groom’s niece, Jessica Lee, 10, of Grass Valley.

The best man was the groom’s father, Levi Robert Garcia, of Phoenix.

The groomsmen were John Foppiano, the groom’s uncle, and Mitchell “Rob” McGriff, the groom’s brother, both of Grass Valley.

Music was provided by guitarist Gary Stafford, the bride’s uncle from Eagle, Idaho, and Justin Leffingwell.

Special guests included grandparents of the bride and groom, as well as numerous relatives from California, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho and Washington.

Approximately 100 guests attended the ceremony and barbecue reception.

The three-tiered wedding cake was made by Barbara Loux/Valentine’s and decorated with crystal doves. The photographer was Libby Habblett. The videographers were Larry and Terry Huntington.

The couple honeymooned at Lake Tahoe.

They live in Grass Valley.

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