Reed Bryan Friedman was released from his suffering on July 10, 2011. He passed away from complications resulting from progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).Reed was born Nov. 30, 1953, in Los Angeles, CA, to George and Janice Coon Reed Friedman. He is survived by his loving siblings, Diane Friedman, Colville; Malcolm Friedman and wife Jill, Colville; Joyce Woodard and husband Greg, Colbert; and Georgeann Peck and husband Dan, Spokane. He is also survived by niece and nephews, Danielle Friedman Cartledge and husband Aaron, Colville; David Friedman, Colville; Derek Sowards and wife Christina, Colbert; Peter Sowards, Colbert; and Maxwell Bertholf, Spokane. He is also survived by five beautiful great nieces, and his beloved cat, Lester Robert Friedman.He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Jan Friedman in 1996.Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, July 16 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 11 a.m., with Rev. Steven Werner presiding. A reception will follow in the church hall.Memorial contributions may be made to either CurePSP.org, or the Inland Northwest Chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 818 E. Sharp, Spokane WA 99202.