Bob and BJ Reed of Medford celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family party in the Bay Area on July 1, 2013.

The party was hosted by their three children: Robyn Reed Gaddy of Missoula, Mont., Jon Reed of Alameda, Calif., and Josh Reed of Livermore, Calif.

About 25 people attended. Among them were Susie and Ruby Reed, Hallie Jo Gaddy and Cindy Chang. The anniversary weekend also included sailing in the bay with their son, Jon, captaining a ship.

Bob Reed married Betty Jo Gerdes June 29, 1963, in Santa Barbara, Calif. They moved to the Rogue Valley in 1963, where BJ taught for Medford School District 549C and retired from the district. Bob works as a principal real estate broker with Coldwell Banker ProWest.

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