Loretta Hartwell and Ross Thoms were married on March 22, 2013, in the Ceremonial Rotunda of the San Francisco City Hall. The ceremony was witnessed by their parents, Frederick and Ann Hartwell of Chewelah, Wash., and William and Sandra Thoms of Gloucester.
Loretta attended Kern Valley High School in Lake Isabella, Calif. Ross attended Gloucester High School. Both are graduates of the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo; Loretta majoring in English Literature and Ross in Mechanical Engineering. Ross is employed as a design engineer at Sonoma Orthopedics in Santa Rosa, California. Loretta is a Development Associate at the Animal Legal Defense Fund in Cotati, California.
The couple is making their home in Healdsburg, California.