A voice of reason and wisdom on the Belmont city council, the accomplishments of Eric L. Reed MBA ’99 included the opening of Davey Glen Park and the establishment of a veteran’s memorial in Twin Pines Park. Known for injecting humor in the moment and making people feel heard even if he didn’t share their perspective, Eric was an executive at Genentech and served on the Planning Commission from 2008 to 2013. He ran for council in 2013 and was the top vote getter, serving as mayor of Belmont in 2016. Eric died on Dec. 8, 2017, at age 50 after a battle with prostate cancer. He leaves behind his wife, Laura, and his two sons.

08 Nov 2018