Sadness hovers over Toronto as CityNews Anchor Mark Dailey loses battle with cancer

CityNews Anchor Mark Dailey has reportedly passed away at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto at the age of 57.

Mark Dailey, known as the voice of CityNews was diagnosed with kidney cancer earlier this year.

Mr. Dailey had successful battled prostate cancer earlier.

According to CityNews, Mark began his broadcasting career as a radio and television reporter in Ohio in 1968. In the 1970s, he worked as police reporter and radio anchor in Detroit.

In 1974, he moved to Toronto to join CHUM and worked at CityPulse starting in 1979.

He worked as assignment editor and producer, then took over the crime beat. He became well-known for his deep, distinctive announcer’s voice, and ultimately became host of the 11 p.m. newscast.

We at Oye Times offer our sincere condolences to the Dailey family.
 

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