John Bartlit & Nancy Reynolds, engaged in 1960. Courtesy photo
John & Nancy Bartlit in 2013. Courtesy photo
John and Nancy Bartlit’s 60th wedding anniversary – the diamond – evokes the many brilliant facets of their steadfast union.
In 1955, Nancy’s classmate arranged their blind date, with heroic insight.
For six years, they courted long distance as they studied and worked, with teaching jobs (Nancy in Japan, John at Yale). They were separated by miles, but never in heart.
John Bartlit of Chicago and Nancy Reynolds were married July 2, 1961, in Swarthmore Presbyterian