Award-winning music producer Jared Hancock, 39, dies after a fall in his Framingham residence – MetroWest Every day Information


    FRAMINGHAM — To many, Jared Hancock was an award-winning music producer. However to those that knew him properly, he was a devoted father, uncle, husband and sibling.
    Hancock, 39, died Sunday after an accident at his Framingham residence, his sister Julie Stande stated Tuesday.
    “His children had been his entire world,” she stated. “He was the perfect father. He was the perfect man on the earth.”
    Hancock was a father of 5 younger, school-aged kids, 4 ladies and a boy. He and his spouse moved to Framingham in 2017, with a watch on a giant yard for the kids. The yard had a pool, a trampoline and lots of different issues that made it an ideal place for youngsters.
    “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 stated.
    Authorities stated the incident occurred about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Hancock’s Hiram Street residence. The loss of life is underneath investigation, police spokeswoman Lt. Rachel Mickens stated.
    Hancock grew up in Brockton and have become involved in music at a younger age. He was a member of his faculty 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 Inventive Studios in Lowell, which produced music, movies and commercials. He was nominated for a Grammy in 2012.
    “He was a particularly proficient musician,” stated Stande. “He actually liked it.”
    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 Holness’ album, “Big,” that Hancock had labored on.
    “Earlier than I bought the information yesterday (Monday) I used to be going to name you and inform you how nice the album is doing and the way grateful I’m to have you ever in my nook after which the cellphone rang,” wrote Holness. “Life’s a visit. I’ll preserve working and pushing such as you all the time instructed 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 present music a strive.
    “Jay was like a giant brother to me, all the time on the finish of the cellphone with a motivational, inspiring speech or just to hear and help me via difficult instances,” wrote Griffiths. “It is ironic the primary music we wrote collectively, ‘Separated by Glass,’ will now endlessly be extra poignant and I am devastated he by no means bought to listen to HGB’s new rock model of it. For those who have my ‘Silver Display’ 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 introduced Hancock’s loss of life Monday with a press release:
    “It’s with nice unhappiness 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 function at Surefire, Jared will likely be remembered as an incredible father, son, brother, mentor and pal to many individuals.”
    Stande has arrange a GoFundMe to assist elevate cash for Hancock’s spouse and youngsters. Stande stated Hancock was the household’s sole supplier. The fundraiser seeks $75,000 to assist pay for the household residence’s mortgage, in addition to schooling prices for the kids. As of late Wednesday morning, the fundraiser had raised greater than $43,000.
    “We simply need to be sure that the household is taken care of,” stated Stande. “This was such a freak accident. It was so sudden and everyone seems to be combating it. It is tragic.”
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    Norman Miller might 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



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