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Award-winning music producer Jared Hancock, 39, dies after a fall in his Framingham home

FRAMINGHAM — To many, Jared Hancock was an award-winning music producer. However to those that knew him effectively, he was a devoted father, uncle, husband and sibling.

Hancock, 39, died Sunday after an accident at his Framingham house, his sister Julie Stande mentioned Tuesday.

“His youngsters have been his complete world,” she mentioned. “He was the most effective father. He was the most effective man on this planet.”

Hancock was a father of five young, school-aged youngsters, 4 ladies and a boy. He and his spouse moved to Framingham in 2017, with a watch on an enormous yard for the kids. The yard had a pool, a trampoline and a number of different issues that made it an awesome place for youngsters.

Jared Hancock, left, of Framingham, pictured here with his family, died Sunday after a fall. A GoFundMe page has been started to raise money to help the family.

Jared Hancock, left, of Framingham, pictured right here together with his household, died Sunday after a fall. A GoFundMe web page has been began to boost cash to assist the household.

“My son and my sister’s son used to say how a lot enjoyable it was going to go to Uncle Jared’s yard,” Stande mentioned.

Authorities mentioned the incident occurred about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Hancock’s Hiram Street house. The loss of life is beneath investigation, police spokeswoman Lt. Rachel Mickens mentioned.

Hancock grew up in Brockton and have become taken with music at a younger age. He was a member of his college band and marching band, and likewise served within the Military Nationwide Guard after highschool.

His love of music continued into maturity. In 2005, he based Surefire Creative Studios in Lowell, which produced music, movies and commercials. He was nominated for a Grammy in 2012.

“He was an especially gifted musician,” mentioned Stande. “He actually liked it.”

Musicians close to and much categorical sorrow

As phrase about Hancock’s loss of life made its technique to the general public this week, musicians right here and overseas expressed their sorrow.

Kevin Holness, a Somerville-based reggae artist often called Mighty Mystic, wrote on his Fb web page about how he and Hancock had simply launched his album, “Big,” that Hancock had labored on.

“Earlier than I obtained the information yesterday (Monday) I used to be going to name you and let you know how nice the album is doing and the way grateful I’m to have you ever in my nook after which the telephone rang,” wrote Holness. “Life’s a visit. I’ll maintain working and pushing such as you at all times advised me to, no days off. We created some mystical, musical magic from the cellular studio to the Surefire headquarters. Gonna miss you brother.”

London-based singer Hayley Griffiths, head of the Hayley Griffiths Band, wrote on her Fb web page about musical profession, giving because of Hancock for convincing her to provide music a attempt.

“Jay was like an enormous brother to me, at all times on the finish of the telephone with a motivational, inspiring speech or just to hear and assist me via difficult occasions,” wrote Griffiths. “It is ironic the primary tune we wrote collectively, ‘Separated by Glass,’ will now ceaselessly be extra poignant and I am devastated he by no means obtained to listen to HGB’s new rock model of it. For people who have my ‘Silver Display screen’ album, he co-wrote and produced each single monitor and some have gone on to function in HGB’s present together with my final single “Haunted.'”

Surefire Inventive Studios announced Hancock’s death Monday with a press release:

“It’s with nice disappointment that we write this to tell you of the passing of our beloved Jared Hancock, co-founder and CEO of Surefire Inventive Studios. Alongside together with his position at Surefire, Jared might be remembered as an incredible father, son, brother, mentor and buddy to many individuals.”

Assist for Jared Hancock’s spouse and kids

Stande has arrange a GoFundMe to assist elevate cash for Hancock’s spouse and kids. Stande mentioned Hancock was the household’s sole supplier. The fundraiser seeks $75,000 to assist pay for the household house’s mortgage, in addition to schooling prices for the kids. As of Tuesday afternoon, the fundraiser had raised more than $35,000.

“We simply need to make certain the household is taken care of,” mentioned Stande. “This was such a freak accident. It was so sudden and everyone seems to be fighting it. It is tragic.”

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Norman Miller could be reached at 508-626-3823 or For up-to-date public security information, observe Norman Miller on Twitter @Norman_MillerMW or on Fb at

This text initially appeared on MetroWest Each day Information: Jared Hancock music producer dies unexpectedly MA Surefire Studios

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