Donald W. Vaughn, 68

JUNE 19, 1945-JULY 6, 2013

July 18, 2013

Donald Wayne Vaughn, 68, of Baltimore, Md., died Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore. 

Born June 19, 1945, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late John T. and Georgianna Weller Vaughn.

He was a graduate of Franklin Square Hospital School of Nursing, with a registered nurse diploma. He was also a graduate of Mount St. Mary's University, with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Donald's career course was set in some area of medicine at the age of 13. By the time he had turned 14, he was doing volunteer work on weekends at Western Maryland State Hospital. He was the first and only male nurse at the local Washington County Hospital.

He retired from Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore.  

He was of the Catholic faith.

He was a member of the Emergency Nurses Association.

He is survived by two sisters, Doris Hoffer of Florida and Betty Teel of Hagerstown; and 10 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, John T. Vaughn Jr. and Richard Vaughn.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Nurses Fund, AH Office of Development, 5300 Alpha Commons Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Arrangements were made by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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