Elizabeth Rusch, daughter of Lana and Art Rusch of Vermillion, and Shad Richards, son of Karen and Bill Richards of Rapid City exchanged vows on Sept. 15, 2007 in St. Ignatius Loyola Church in Denver, CO. Deacon Guffie Menogan officiated.
The bride's attendants were Susan Reff, Matthew Rusch, Mark Rusch and Jonathon Rusch. The groom's attendants included Krista Richards, Brandon Crenshaw and Jim Kennedy. Thomas Rusch was the ring bearer. Musicians included Steve and Denetter Laufmann, vocals, and Jennifer Fairweather, piano.
The bride is a 1994 graduate of Vermillion High School. She received her degree in 2000 from Creighton University. She is now a physical therapist working with the Jefferson County School System in Colorado. The groom is a 1995 graduate of Rapid City Stevens High School. He graduated from The University of South Dakota School of Business in 1999. He is employed as a director for Merchants Credit Guide.The couple reside in Wheat Ridge, CO.