Week of Aug. 8, 2007


Blair Nicole Rich, daughter of Elliot and Kim Rich of St. Louis, Mo., and Sasha Joseph Kweskin, son of Dan and Gloria Kweskin of St. Louis, Mo., have announced their engagement.

She is the grandaughter of Rae and the late Sandy Israel and the late Richard N. Garber and the late Al and the late Adele Rich, all of St. Louis, Mo. He is the grandson of Sarah and Sass Ezekiel and Shirley and the late Ben (Chick) Kweskin, all of St. Louis.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Clayton High School and Arizona State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing. She is currently going back to school for a master’s degree in interior architecture. Her fiance is a graduate of Burroughs High School and Brown University and University of California-Berkeley where he earned a Ph.D degree in physical chemistry. He is currently a process engineer at Applied Material.

A November wedding is planned.


Lori Renee Linder, daughter of Sylvia Linder and Daniel Linder of University City, Mo., and James Benjamin Greenstein, son of Harvey and the late Enid Greenstein of University City, Mo., were married May 6, 2007 at Sqwires in Lafayette Square where Rabbi Carnie Rose officiated. A wedding reception followed the ceremony at Sqwires. She is the granddaughter of the late Sadie and the late Dave Linder, and the late Bessie and the late Isadore Leifer. He is the grandson of the late William and the late Reva Greenstein, and the late Oscar and the late Bessie Weinstein. Jessica Greenstein, daughter of the groom was maid of honor. The groom chose Joey Greenstein, his son, as best man. Following a wedding trip to Alaska, the couple resides in University City.


Stephanie Anne Brodsky, daughter of Elaine and Bruce Brodsky of Olivette, Missouri, and Marc Hillel Garnice, son of Cheryl and Victor Garnice of Scottsdale, Arizona, have announced their engagement.

She is the granddaughter of Rose Brodsky of St. Louis and the late Warren Brodsky; and the late Sylvia and Albert Krawll.

He is the grandson of Mayo and the late Sally Garnice of Phoenix, Arizona and Gladys and Edwin Berman of Scottsdale.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School and Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music business.

She is currently an administrative assistant at Gallagher Bassett Services, St. Louis.

The groom-to-be is a graduate of Saguaro High School and Arizona State University where he earned bachelors of Arts degrees in anthropology and religious studies.

He is currently a specialist in revenue accounting for U.S. Airways in Tempe, Arizona.

A May 2008 wedding is planned.