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REINGOLD, Irwin (aka Ted Ryan) 89, of Cincinnati, OH (formerly from Dayton, OH) passed
away on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Ted worked at WHIO-
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telethons — died early Tuesday morning surrounded by family. He was 89.
Ryan had been diagnosed three weeks ago with cancer of the esophagus, according to his wife, Adele Reingold.
Ryan, whose real name was Irwin Reingold, was born and raised in New Jersey. At 18, he joined the U.S. Army and served in World War II before attending the University of Cincinnati. He was one of the first 10 students to graduate from the university’s broadcasting department in 1948.
Ryan served as a weather forecaster, travel reporter and staff announcer from 1954 to until his retirement in 1992. He continued to fill in for WHIO weather forecasts until 2001.
Ryan also co-
“He was very versatile, a great conversationalist who could always ad-
McHenry said that Ryan had traveled extensively around the world and loved his role
as a co-
He was inducted to the Dayton Area Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2005.
Ryan is survived by his wife, Adele, who he married in 1947; three children; five
grandchildren; and six great-
“He was very devoted to his family, and he loved his job,” McHenry said. “He was always curious and interested in everything.”
WHIO.COM Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014