REYNA--Jack Egan. Born April 9, 1999 in Wolfsburg, Germany. Beloved son of Danielle and Claudio Reyna. He is survived by his parents and his brothers, Gio, Joah-Mikel and sister Carolina. Jack died peacefully in his sleep after a heroic fight against cancer. Remarkable in every way he was one of the greatest soccer players of his young generation. Sweet, handsome, smart, intellectually curious and above all a good and fiercely loyal friend dedicated son and doting older brother. Jack will be sorely missed by his family, friends and every single person on whom his brief but incredibly bright light shined upon.
Published in The New York Times on July 24, 2012