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Lynn Reed '72 October 7, 2022 4:45 PM updated: October 7, 2022 4:54 PM

Lynn Gillespie Reed
October 2, 1951 – July 3, 2022

Lynn Gillespie Reed of Canyon Lake, Texas passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at the age of 70. He was born on October 2, 1951 in Jacksonville, Texas. 

After graduating with a Bachelor and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M, Lynn had a 50-year career in the semiconductor business. The last 25 years was in Austin, Texas as a co-founder of Tekmos, Inc.

He is preceded in death by his parents Warren G. Reed and Freida (Streety) Reed.

He is survived by his wife Carole (Arruda) Reed; his three sons: Douglas C. Reed, wife Natalie and grandchildren Garrett and Kendall of Newtown, CT; Kevin G. Reed, wife Katharine and grandson Graham of Ashburn, VA; and Alan C. Reed of Leander, TX; sister: Mindy Gomillion and her husband Marc of Austin; brother Randy Reed and his wife Julie of Canyon Lake; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Guiding Light Hospice for the care and compassions they showed Lynn in his final days.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church, 7127 Bee Caves Road, Austin, Texas 78746 on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 2:00PM in the Chapel. Visitation with the family will be during the reception following the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Lynn’s honor to the Capitol Area Council, Boy Scouts of America at and select “+Add a message” to specify Lynn’s name.


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