Francesca Holland Crane and Noah Raimi Drapacz were married Aug. 25 at the Tappan Hill Mansion, an events space in Tarrytown, N.Y. Cantor Nancy Bach officiated.
The bride, 30, is a head nursery-school teacher at Merricat’s Castle School, an inclusive private preschool in New York. She is also a private swim instructor, also in New York. She graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., and received a master’s degree in early childhood education from Bank Street College of Education in New York.
She is a daughter of Dr. Claudia Holland and Dr. Richard P. Crane of New York. The bride’s father is an assistant clinical instructor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Hospital. He is also in private practice in internal medicine and rheumatology at Rheumatology Associates in New York. Her mother is an obstetrician-gynecologist affiliated with Mount Sinai West and in private practice in New York.
The groom, 31, is an associate in the capital strategy group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York. He graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison. He served as an infantry officer in the United States Army in the Second Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment of the 10th Mountain Division and deployed to Paktika Province, Afghanistan in 2013, where he served as a heavy weapons platoon leader.
He is the son of Nina J. Drapacz of New York and Dr. Daniel Drapacz of Lake Hopatcong, N.J. The groom’s mother is a photographer, who specializes in portraits and events, in New York. From 1992 to 1996, she was an apprentice to the photographer Richard Avedon in New York. His father is a podiatrist and the founder and medical director of the New York Foot Experts, a medical group practice in New York.
The couple met through the dating app Bumble in 2015.