FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Colleen Mahr presented a proclamation at the Fanwood Council meeting on Monday evening to Bob and Grace Kruthers, Fanwood residents since 1954, who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 12, 2018. The Kruthers, who have known each other since age 6, are both 92 years old and have lived in Fanwood since 1954.

Bob is a Life Member of the Fanwood Rescue Squad after 65 years of active service.  He has also been a member of the Knights of Columbus for more than 60 years and has been active as a Eucharistic minister. Grace was also a Eucharistic minister and supported her husband faithfully. Both have been members of St. Barts’ since moving here.

Bob joked that one of his keys to marriage success was to spend time in his garage and "get a lot of projects done." is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.