Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Allan Thompson of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Lee Thompson of Columbia, to Taylor Francis Daylami of Columbia, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benny Daylami of Summerville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Mahew Rabon of Sumter and Mr. and Mrs. Dixon Harold Gahnz of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. She graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and from the University of South Carolina with a Master of Business Administration. She is employed as a project manager for the South Carolina Department of Commerce.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. Farideh Daylami of Anaheim Hills, California. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and is pursuing a Master of Business Administration at USC. He is employed as an estimator for Thompson Construction.

The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Sumter.

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The couple is registered at Naomi and Warner, Galloway and Moseley, and Sumter Lighting and Home.