He was His death, at a hospice care facility, was caused by complications of a stroke he had in September, his wife, Kathryn McGrath Oliver, said. Oliver appeared on local television as an interviewer and political commentator in the s. He was shooting a live segment for the show near City Hall when a plane struck the World Trade Center at a.
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He became the station's political reporter until he began co-anchoring Good Day New York in , a position he held until , when WNYW threw an on-air retirement celebration for him. He was known for often wearing a black leather blazer during the broadcast. A few months later, he was "lured out of retirement" according to weatherman and friend Dave Price , when he was hired to join the anchor team at CBS 2 News This Morning. In the mids, Ryan also hosted A Current Affair.