Roy Alan Hammond (1946-2016)

Roy Alan Hammond, 69, of Garrison, passed away suddenly on Feb. 11, 2016. He died at home doing the work that he loved in his editing studio.

Roy was born Dec. 17, 1946, in Fresno, California. He lived his adult life in Texas before moving to New York in 1990, where he continued his work in television production with PBS, WLIW and WNET.

He is survived by his wife, Linda P. Vaughan; children Eric Hammond (wife Jennifer); Ashley Pelham Vaughan V (wife Noelle); Jennifer Vaughan Hall (husband Aaron); grandchildren Brooke, Brinn, Andy, Emily, Kali, Alexa and Ashlyn; sisters Sandy and Bonnie; and his cherished English Springer Spaniel, Katy.

A celebration of Roy’s life will be announced in the near future to be held in Corpus Christi, Texas. Contributions in his memory may be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering in NYC, P.O. Box 5028, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5028, or online at

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