Al & Lila Forsythe will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary December 9, 2010. Al & Lila met in the 5th grade and dated in high school until Al enlisted in the Navy. Although separated by Al's service to his country in WWII, the couple nurtured their romance through a three year correspondence. Al proposed to Lila by mail and they were married when he returned home. They have made their home here in Whatcom County since then, except for three years when they lived in Lacomb, Oregon. Al and Lila have two children, Sheila and Dean, and a large extended family. Al and Lila's wonderful life together encompassed golfing, hunting, dancing, and lots of time with family and friends. They have enjoyed numerous cruises, and vacation trips. Al is a retired insurance agent and Lila is a retired homemaker. Pictures of are of Al & Lila at Birch Bay and a recent cruise.