Sad news.

Childhood friend, Michael Reed has passed away.

Mike Reed

We called him “Speed.” Dude could fly.  One of the fastest kids in the neighborhood.

Good pool player too.  Hustled. First kid I saw with his own stick.

Played cards on the sidewalk with him; dealt blackjack.

Saw this information posted on Facebook via Tracy Loesch:

We will have a memorial service for him (Mike) at Leone Funeral Home, 696 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York on February 10, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

There will be a prayer service at 4:00 pm.