Richard “Dick” and Claire Laxton celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on Oct. 9, 2019.

The couple married on Oct. 9, 1965 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mount Ephraim, New Jersey.

The pair have lived in Citrus County since 1977. Richard is a retired superintendent of Florida Power, Progress Energy. Claire is a correspondent for the Chronicle.

They have four children: Rick, Chad, Tricia and Chip, and also have six grandchildren.

The couple celebrated with a dinner at Vintage on 5th in Crystal River.

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