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R. Randolph Aitken, 58, worked in TV and film production

R. Randolph Aitken, 58, worked in TV and film production

Richard Randolph "Randy" Aitken, a TV production assistant who also worked in the local film industry, died of cancer Nov. 8 at Mercy Medical Center.

The Riderwood resident was 58.

Born in Baltimore and raised on Park Avenue in Bolton Hill, he was the son of Richard Aitken, a pianist and music teacher who performed at the Belvedere's 13th Floor, Prime Rib and Chesapeake restaurants. His mother was Mary Wootsey Derr, also a music teacher.

He was a 1975 graduate of Friends School, where he played center on the school's basketball team and sang in a chorus. He performed in productions of "Guys and Dolls" and "Hello, Dolly." Friends recalled...

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