Rose and Dan Gerard will celebrate their 54th wedding anniversary Sept. 7. The Gerards were married in Copiaque, Long Island, N.Y., moved to Tempe in 1977, and later to Payson in 1987. Dan is a retired plumbing contractor and plays guitar with the Ole Tyme Music Makers. Both are presently involved with the police volunteer program. They have four children, 12 grandchildren and one great-grandson. They will be celebrating with a vacation trip to Disneyland.