Sarah Elizabeth Kruse and Nicholas Olavi Sary announce their engagement and plans for a July 18 wedding to be held along Bellingham Bay. The prospective bride is the daughter of Alan and Heather Kruse who are originally from Vancouver, BC but have a residence in Bellingham and are presently living in Jakarta, Indonesia. Sarah is a graduate of WWU with a degree in Elementary Education and is teaching grade 4 in Bellevue. The prospective groom is the son of Melvin and Deborah Sary of Bellingham. Nick is a graduate of WWU with a degree in Biochemistry. He is working in sales for a health care company in Bellevue. Sarah and Nick met through friends at WWU. They had been dating for five years when Nick proposed to his college sweetheart at Deception Pass in June 08.