Donald Taylor Vaughan, Jr., a resident of Oceanport, NJ, died September 10, 2021. Don was born September 25, 1949 in Neptune, NJ but lived most of his life in Oceanport, NJ. He went to Shore Regional High School. Don attended Drexel University where he received a BS in Humanities and Social Science. In 2003, he achieved his MBA from University of Phoenix. He worked as a project manager, most recently for the MTA, designing radio systems. He was also a Fellow in the Radio Club of America. Don was very proud of the work that he did to make sure that our law enforcement officers could communicate effectively for the safety of all.
Don is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart, Elaine Vaughan, their two children Corey and Megan, and their spouses Kimberley and Pete, and his grandchildren Elizabeth, Emily, Abby, and Samantha. He is also survived by his brother David, and his wife, Rebekah. Don is also survived by numerous other family including and friends all of whom had great meaning in his life. He was predeceased by his parents Donald Vaughan Sr. and Constance Vaughan.
Don was a hardworking man who also volunteered time with local police and fire departments. He had a great sense of adventure, loved to travel and try new things. His sense of humor and quick wit made people at ease with him quickly. He was an avid reader, who loved science fiction and history. What made Don the happiest was being with his family, especially his four granddaughters, who were his pride and joy.
A memorial gathering will be held Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 1:00 pm until the time of the service at 2:30 pm at Damiano Funeral Home in Long Branch. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Radio Club of American. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence by selecting the Tribute/Guestbook link above.
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