The Bahamas Press Club 2014 is saddened over the death of one of its Founding Members and Treasurer, veteran professional photographer Vincent Vaughan. He passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021 in Dublin, Georgia, USA. He was 74.
Bahamas Press Club President Anthony Capron in a statement issued said: “It is with heavy hearts that we acknowledge the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Vincent Vaughn. He will be especially missed by the executives of the Bahamas Press Club 2014, for which he served with distinction as treasurer.”
Added Capron, “A professional photographer of note, Vincent’s work has graced the pages of Bahamian newspapers and magazines since the 1970s. Over the years, he has recorded thousands of weddings, portraits, and memorabilia for Bahamian families, and visitors to this country.
“He will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace, Vincent.” He is survived by his children: Ericka Collins, son-in- law (Nick Collins), Darryl Vaughan, Kimberly Vaughan, daughter-in law (Keishan Vaughan); grandchildren Isiah Harrison, Alex Harrison, Elijah St. Phard, Caleb Vaughan, Charleigh Vaughan; great- grand daughter Erin Harrison; brothers, George, Albert and Levin Sample, and cousin, Norman Satchell.
Vincent Vaughan was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on March 8, 1947. He attended West Philadelphia High School, studied for and passed the Pennsylvania State Real Estate examination, and received the Pennsylvania State Real Estate Salesmen License in1967.
He moved to Nassau, Bahamas in 1969, and over the years, he worked as a photographer at Andrew Aitken. His work was also published in the local dailies namely The Nassau Guardian, The Tribune, and in international publications.\ For the United States Embassy in Nassau, Vincent Vaughan covered many assignments photographing former Ambassadors: William Bernstein Schwartz Jr., Lev E. Dobriansky, Carol Boyd Hallet, Chic Hecht, and Sidney Williams.
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