Shirley and Gerald Surrett of Bel Air, announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Fifer, to Daniel Houtz, son of Catherine Houtz of Hampstead, and Victor Houtz of Stroudsburg, Pa. Fifer is also the daughter of the late Dr. Robert Fifer.
Fifer is a 2002 graduate of Bel Air High School. She earned a bachelor of arts in communication from Messiah College in 2006 and is a marketing specialist for Harford County Public Library.
Houtz is a 2003 graduate of C. Milton Wright High School. He earned an associate of applied science from the Community College of Baltimore County in surveying technology in 2012 and is a transportation engineering technician for the Maryland State Highway Administration.
The couple met in December 2007 and were engaged in May 2012 in Bel Air. An October 2013 wedding is planned at the Maryland Golf & Country Clubs.