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Susan Peek-Justin Backs
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Susan Peek and Justin Backs were married July 14 in a garden ceremony at the Monte Verde Inn in Foresthill. Deacon Carlos Astesana, godfather of the bride, officiated.

The bride, a graduate of Nevada Union High School, is the daughter of Jon and Mary Peek of Grass Valley. She graduated from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and earned her teaching credential from the University of California at Davis. She teaches at Olive Grove Elementary School in Rocklin.

The groom is the son of David and Maria Backs of Los Altos. He graduated from the University of California at Davis with a degree in biological science. He works for Oracle in Sacramento.

The wedding party was largely made up of friends from the UC Berkeley Alumni Camp, where the couple met.

The bride was attended by her sisters Rena Peek and Eve Fichtner; Julie Angold; Katina Walsh and Jamie Garcia.

The ring bearer was the bride’s nephew, Nicholas Rolph. The best man was the groom’s brother, Demian Backs. The groomsmen were Paul Monaco, Darren Waddell, Brian Marcus and Trevor Anderson.

After a honeymoon in Jamaica, the couple returned to their home in Auburn.

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