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FRAMINGHAM — To quite a few, Jared Hancock was an award-winning tunes producer. But to all those who knew him properly, he was a committed father, uncle, husband and sibling.
Hancock, 39, died Sunday following an incident at his Framingham dwelling, his sister Julie Stande mentioned Tuesday.
“His children had been his entire globe,” she reported. “He was the most effective father. He was the very best dude in the globe.”
Hancock was a father of 5 youthful, college-aged young children, four girls and a boy. He and his spouse moved to Framingham in 2017, with an eye on a large backyard for the young children. The backyard had a pool, a trampoline and a good deal of other matters that manufactured it a good area for kids.
“My son and my sister’s son used to say how substantially pleasurable it was going to go to Uncle Jared’s yard,” Stande mentioned.
Authorities stated the incident transpired about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Hancock’s Hiram Street residence. The dying is under investigation, law enforcement spokeswoman Lt. Rachel Mickens explained.
Hancock grew up in Brockton and grew to become fascinated in new music at a younger age. He was a member of his school band and marching band, and also served in the Military Nationwide Guard immediately after large college.
His really like of audio ongoing into adulthood. In 2005, he started Surefire Imaginative Studios in Lowell, which created audio, movies and commercials. He was nominated for a Grammy in 2012.
“He was an extremely proficient musician,” mentioned Stande. “He actually liked it.”
Musicians in close proximity to and considerably categorical sorrow
As word about Hancock’s demise made its way to the general public this week, musicians right here and abroad expressed their sorrow.
Kevin Holness, a Somerville-primarily based reggae artist known as Mighty Mystic, wrote on his Fb website page about how he and Hancock had just unveiled Holness’ album, “Giant,” that Hancock experienced worked on.
“Before I obtained the information yesterday (Monday) I was heading to call you and explain to you how wonderful the album is executing and how thankful I am to have you in my corner and then the mobile phone rang,” wrote Holness. “Life’s a journey. I will keep doing the job and pushing like you normally explained to me to, no days off. We produced some mystical, musical magic from the mobile studio to the Surefire headquarters. Gonna miss you brother.”
London-dependent singer Hayley Griffiths, head of the Hayley Griffiths Band, wrote on her Facebook webpage about musical occupation, supplying thanks to Hancock for convincing her to give new music a try.
“Jay was like a big brother to me, generally at the finish of the phone with a motivational, inspiring speech or just to listen and assist me through hard situations,” wrote Griffiths. “It truly is ironic the initial tune we wrote together, ‘Separated by Glass,’ will now permanently be far more poignant and I am devastated he under no circumstances received to hear HGB’s new rock variation of it. For people that have my ‘Silver Screen’ album, he co-wrote and developed just about every one keep track of and a few have gone on to function in HGB’s demonstrate which include my previous single “Haunted.'”
Surefire Creative Studios introduced Hancock’s loss of life Monday with a statement:
“It is with fantastic disappointment that we create this to inform you of the passing of our beloved Jared Hancock, co-founder and CEO of Surefire Artistic Studios. Alongside with his part at Surefire, Jared will be remembered as an incredible father, son, brother, mentor and pal to quite a few people today.”
Aid for spouse and youngsters
Stande has established up a GoFundMe to enable elevate cash for Hancock’s wife and young children. Stande mentioned Hancock was the family’s sole provider. The fundraiser seeks $75,000 to support pay back for the relatives home’s property finance loan, as nicely as instruction expenses for the small children. As of late Wednesday morning, the fundraiser had raised far more than $43,000.
“We just want to make absolutely sure the loved ones is taken care of,” claimed Stande. “This was these types of a freak accident. It was so unexpected and absolutely everyone is battling with it. It is tragic.”
To donate, pay a visit to https://gofund.me/4080ea10.
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