A public memorial is planned for John Reed, the longtime doorman at the Historic Davenport Hotel who died last month at age 88.
Reed worked at the Davenport in some capacity from the time he was 13 until a couple weeks before his death, greeting generations of visitors to the Spokane institution.
The memorial will begin at noon Thursday in the hotel’s Grand Pennington Ballroom. Tom McArthur, a former communications director for the hotel, will emcee the event.
The hotel is at 10 S. Post St. downtown.
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