William Forest FitzSimons, a 2004 graduate of Saranac Lake High School, was married to Rebecca Broadwin of Concord, Massachusetts in a beautiful outdoor ceremony on June 22, 2013 at the historic Pierce House in Lincoln, Massachusetts. William is the son of Suzanne FitzSimons of Saranac Lake, and Reid FitzSimons of Thompson, Pennsylvania. Rebecca is the daughter of David Broadwin and Barbara Fisher of Concord, Massachusetts. The couple met while attending Union College in Schenectady, where they each received a B.A. in history. Upon graduating, the groom attended Army officer training before earning a master's degree in history at Tufts University, while the bride volunteered for nine months in Uganda before earning a bachelor's degree in nursing at Northeastern University in Boston.
In 2012, William deployed to Afghanistan with the New York Army National Guard, where he was promoted to the rank of Captain and awarded a Bronze Star. During this time, Rebecca was employed as a Registered Nurse at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.
The couple has recently relocated to Evanston, IL where William is beginning a PhD program at Northwestern University studying East African history, and Rebecca works as a nurse in the pediatric ICU of the University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital.