Cecilia M. Bolger-Garrison, D.C. and Darren T. Patton wed at Middlefork Ranch in Gasquet Aug. 11, Scott J. Hein officiating.

The bride, who owns Fine Spine Chiropractic, is the daughter of Ann Elizabeth Bolger of Madison, Wis. and Gerald Garrison (deceased).

She attained her degree from Life Chiropractic University of Marietta, Ga. in March 2001.

The groom is the son of Harold and Rebecca Patton of McKinleyville. He is a mental health tech with Del Norte County/ Mental Health.

He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology in 2005 and is working on his master's in marriage and family therapy.

The couple met while hiking along Smith River in Hiouchi two years ago. They will settle in Crescent City.