Andy Reid Reveals Drug Addiction Cause of Garrett Reid’s Death
- Updated: August 7, 2012
Andy Reid revealed the cause of death of his eldest son in a team-issued statement, in which the Eagles’ 14-year coach admitted that 29-year-old Garrett Reid succumbed to drug addiction.
“Garrett’s road through life was not always an easy one, He faced tremendous personal challenges with bravery and spirit. As a family, we stood by him and were inspired as he worked to overcome those challenges. Even though he lost the battle that has been ongoing for the last eight years, we will always remember him as a fighter who had a huge, loving heart.”