Friday, January 9, 2009

Former Merc reporter Dan Reed dead at 50

Dan Reed, a reporter at the Mercury News from 1995 until he was laid off in July 2007, died Thursday in Oakland, the Merc reported. After he was laid off, he freelanced and worked at part-time writing jobs. "He missed being a real reporter from the good old days. It troubled him greatly. It really took the wind out of his sails," Joe Levi, a close friend, told the Merc. [More]

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Dan was a really great writer, lots of detail always topped with humor. It's sad to read this news today. He was one of the best.

Anonymous said...

Dan was a really great writer, lots of detail always topped with humor. It's sad to read this news today. He was one of the best.