John Reed

John Steven Reed, proud Houstonian, passed away at the age of 59 on Friday, February 1st.
He was born on November 1st, 1953 in Houston and went to Cy-Fair High School. Steve went on to attend the University of Texas at Austin and the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California.
He was never without his camera and loved to capture everyday life with pictures. In a recent trip to Italy, he took thousands of beautiful photographs capturing the spirit of the Italian life he found so inspiring.
Steve is survived by his mother, Anna Belle Garner and brothers, Billy Reed and Allan Garner all of Houston. He is also survived by his daughter Nikki Reed Vohl who lives in Austin with her husband Aaron and two children. Steve's grandchildren, Anabel and Gavin, were two of his favorite photographic subjects.
A private memorial will be held at a later date.

Published in Houston Chronicle on Feb. 6, 2013