Edgar Vaughn Tanner

January 23, 1958 ~ August 20, 2020 (age 62)


Edgar Vaughn Tanner, 62, of Smithfield, Pa. passed peacefully at his home on August 20th, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

Vaughn was born on January 23, 1958 and loved his time working at Laurel Caverns. He was a talented musician and artist, and enjoyed many other hobbies including gardening, hiking, cooking, and playing cards.

Vaughn is survived by his mother, Doris (Rhodes) Tanner, sister, Christine L. (Tanner) Gipe & husband Larry; sister, Doreen K. Tanner & companion Walt Newcomer; brother, Scott A. Tanner & companion Debbie Smith; daughter, Stacy (Stewart) Martinez; niece, Angela (Taft) Wingrove & husband William; nephew, Ian Boothroyd & companion Rachael Stewart; great niece, Addison Wingrove; great nephew, Dylan Stewart, and numerous aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar B. Tanner.

No funeral or memorial services will be held, per Vaughn’s request.

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