Garrett Reid's Obituary

"He was the greatest big brother. He was definitely the funniest person to all who knew and loved him."

By Karen Araiza
|  Monday, Aug 6, 2012  |  Updated 4:59 PM EDT
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Garrett Reid's Obituary

NBC10 Philadelphia

Garrett Reid, far right, was found dead in a dorm room at Lehigh University on August 5, 2012 during training camp for the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Reid family released the obituary below for Garrett, the oldest son of Eagles Coach Andy Reid.

Garrett, 29, was found dead in a dorm room at the Eagles training camp at Lehigh University on Sunday morning. School police say they don't suspect foul play or suicide. The coroner will rule on the cause of death following an autopsy and toxicology report.


Garrett Reid Obituary From Reid Family [from Philly.com]

Garrett William Reid was born in Provo, Utah April 13, 1983 and grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Harriton High School and Montgomery County Community College. Garrett was working as a strength & conditioning coach. He found his passion in helping others develop their physique. To further his career, Garrett had planned to begin studies in sports management in the fall. He was proud of his rank of Eagle Scout. He was the greatest big brother. He was definitely the funniest person to all who knew and loved him. Garrett will be long remembered for his sense of humor, his bold laughter and zest for life. Through his most difficult times his biggest strength was the love and support he received from his family and they from him. He will be truly missed. Garrett is survived by his parents Andrew and Tammy and siblings Britt (Kristen), Crosby, Drew, Spencer and the love of his life, Laura Perkins.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: Laurel House P.O. 764, Norristown, PA 19404

Services for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 10:00 am, in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 721 Paxon Hollow Road, Broomall, Pennsylvania


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