John Edward Vaughn (aka Jack, U.J.) passed away on Dec. 21, 2017 from complications during open heart surgery. He lived with an artificial heart valve since age 18. John required an operation to replace the valve and repair an aneurysm of his aortic artery. He was expected to recover from the surgery and even be home for Christmas. Tragically, John did not survive the operation due to unexpected complications.
John was an extremely hard worker and the sole financial support for his family. Hollie and John lived a frugal lifestyle using income to support their children with their education. They also were both dog lovers and spent much time caring for their dog, Rocky. John worked while dealing with all his health issues. He commuted to Orange County each morning at 3:30am and worked 10-12 hour days to support his family. Although John had health insurance, his policy still requires the family to pay 30% of medical expenses. Any funds raised will assist Hollie Vaughn in paying for incurred medical expenses as related to John's heart treatment, hospitalization, and operation. This is an opportunity to assist John's wife and children and to "pay it forward".
The picture (John and wife, Hollie) shows John's love for life! Hollie and her children thank you all for your love and support during this difficult time.
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