POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Russell C. Doughty, a lifelong area resident, died on March 15 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. He was 55.
He was born in Poughkeepsie on Feb. 14, 1961. He had been employed as an environmentalist for IBM in East Fishkill for over 25 years. An avid NASCAR fan, he enjoyed watching car racing.
He is survived by his mother, Alice (Schoonmaker) Doughty of Arizona; his brothers, Joseph Doughty, Dwayne Doughty and his wife, Karen, of Hopewell Junction, and Keith Doughty of Tucson, Arizona; his dear friend, Lisa Marcojohn; his nieces and nephews, Kyle and Kerri Doughty, Vanessa Doughty, and Jodanna and Kevin Palmer; his great-niece, Elyanna; and his great-nephew, Mark.
He was predeceased by his father, Joseph Edgar Doughty; and his great-niece, Shaelynn.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Dutchess County SPCA. Funeral services will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc.
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