Alicia Marie Keefe and Anthony Paul Pancotti were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Tierra Retreat Center in Leavenworth, Washington.

The ceremony was officiated by Peter Chapman, a friend of the bride and groom.

Following the ceremony, the couple hosted a cocktail hour and reception at Tierra Retreat Center.

Alicia is a daughter of Deborah Bish-Keefe and Duane Keefe, both of Tiffin. Anthony is a son of Virginia Pancotti of Pleasantville, New York, and the late George Pancotti.

The bride was escorted by close friends Alyssa Urish and Lindsay Kienzle. She wore her maternal grandmother’s silk and tulle gown and her maternal great-grandmother’s pearl necklace.

Alicia is the West Coast Region outreach and education coordinator at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. She is a 2003 graduate of Columbian High School, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from University of Cincinnati and with a master’s degree in science education from University of Washington.

Anthony is a research scientist at MSNW in Redmond, Washington. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace and mechanical engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and with master’s and doctorate degrees in aerospace and mechanical engineering from University of Southern California.

The newlyweds reside in Seattle and will honeymoon in the Galapagos Islands in 2016.