MECHANICVILLE - Tammy L. Reed, 52, of Saratoga Ave, died Tuesday March 25 at Albany Medical Center after a brief illness. Born in Kentucky on February 6, 1967, Tammy has lived in this area for the past couple of decades.
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Affectionately known as Angel by friends and family, Tammy enjoyed drawing cooking, singing, and was an avid gamer, specifically playing the game Second Life. Although faced with severe adversity most of her life, Angel had an incredible sense of humor.
Paralyzed since she was 2 years old, Angel was an advocate for those needing the radical
Hemicorporectomy surgery to survive. She was the 1st person in NY State to receive the surgery and was given a meaningful 10 years of life after as a result of her bravery in electing to opt for the surgery.
Survivors include her children: Gregory O. Reed of Mechanicville, Amy L. Reed of Kentucky and Jonathan(Faron) Reed of Mechanicville, her beloved teacup Chihuahua “Nissa”, dear friend Terri Palso whom she lovingly called “MOTH” and siblings Kevin, Jamie and Jeffrey Davis, all of Kentucky.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday afternoon from 12-2PM at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 S Main St, Mechanicville, NY 12118 with a funeral home service to follow beginning at 2PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory of Tammy “Angel” Reed to Albany Medical Center Foundation, P.O. Box 8928, Albany, NY 12208