"I loved him... He should have been on top of the world, but he was fighting a battle he couldn't win. I hope people remember his laugh, his spirit and his love of life."
Reid's mother, Beth, had suspected her son died of a drug overdose and was not surprised by the results. She stated:
"It (the report) makes it harder. I knew his fears and I knew how to help him. All he wanted to do was stay busy, train and keep his mind off the old triggers, then go back to Japan. He was doing really well there. He was happy."