Scott Vaughan (1969 - 1986)

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Scott Vaughan
1969 - 1986
October 15, 1969
June 29, 1986
White Lake charter Township, Oakland County, Michigan, United States
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Randall, Scott R. Vaughan
Scott Vaughan of Dearborn Heights, Wayne County, Michigan was born on October 15, 1969 to Evelyn Lois (Rittenhouse) Vaughan and Gerald R. McDonald. He had siblings Jeff Alan Vaughan and Jill Sue Vaughan. Scott Vaughan died at age 16 years old on June 29, 1986 in White Lake charter Township, Oakland County, and was buried at Riverside Cemetery in Plymouth, Wayne County.
Updated: January 23, 2023
Biography ID: 52942039

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Scott Randall Vaughn was born to Evelyn Lois Rittenhouse (1932 - 2021) and Gerald R. McDonald (died 2017). He had siblings Jeff and Jill Vaughan.

Scott died at the age of 16 as the result of an automobile accident. See Scott Vaughan: Obituary.
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Scott Vaughan
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Scott Vaughan
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Randall, Scott R. Vaughan
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Dearborn Heights, Wayne County, Michigan 48127
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October 15, 1969
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Funeral services were at Martenson Funeral Home. Donations to Stephen's United Methodist Church were requested.


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June 29, 1986
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White Lake charter Township, Oakland County, Michigan United States
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Riverside Cemetery in Plymouth, Wayne County, Michigan
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The following obituary appeared in the Detroit Free Press (Detroit Michigan) on Tuesday, July 1, 1986 on page 41: VAUGHAN, SCOTT R., June 29. Age 16 of Dearborn Hgts. Beloved son of Evelyn; brother of Jeff and Jill; grandson of Peg Rittenhouse and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vaughan. Funeral Services from the Martenson Funeral Home, 10915 Allen Rd., corner of Goddard, Thursday 12 noon. Visitation after 5 pm Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to Stephen's United Methodist Church.

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Scott Vaughan lived 56 years shorter than the average Vaughan family member when he died at the age of 16.
The average age of a Vaughan family member is 72.

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1969 - 1986 World Events

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In 1969, in the year that Scott Vaughan was born, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1970, by the time he was only 1 year old, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1973, by the time he was only 4 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1986, in the year of Scott Vaughan's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.


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