Alvin Lee, 90, and Dorothy Driskell, 85, planned to get married in a big ceremony this spring. But when the coronavirus pandemic derailed their plans, they got creative — and decided to hold a wedding via Zoom, Lee’s granddaughter told CBS News.
Lee lost his wife, Rachel, 11 years ago, and Driskell lost her husband two years ago. But in 2019, they met each other at a retreat center in New York and found love again.
Although they met in New York, both happen to be from Ohio — Lee lives in Germantown and Driskell is from about two hours away in Westerville, said Lee’s granddaughter Jennifer Whitaker.
“They became fast friends and began driving back and forth between their cities to see each other,” Whitaker said.
The pair quickly realized they had a lot in common, Whitaker added. Both had lost their spouses and were grandparents – Lee has