Gregory M. Olley, 55, of Havertown, a former radio disc jockey, died of a heart attack Sunday at home.
In 1979, Mr. Olley was Socceroo, mascot for the Philadelphia Fever, a former soccer team, and provided commentary for the games on WCOJ-AM.
In the early 1980s, he was a disc jockey and promotions manager for several local radio stations, including WJNN-FM, WFIL-AM, WZZD-FM and WYIS-AM, where he had a talk show.
He was later a hotel sales manager, a building environmental-services manager and manager of a NASCAR collectibles store in King of Prussia. He then ran a parking facility at Philadelphia International Airport before going on disability five years ago. He suffered from fibromyalgia and respiratory ailments.
Mr. Olley grew up in Glenolden and graduated from West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys. He earned a bachelor's degree from Temple University. In 1981, he married Mary Pat Potterton.
When his children were young, he coached in the Haverford Township Hilltop Baseball Softball Challenger League. He was a Phillies fan.
"My dad would give of himself. If he had it and you needed it, it was yours," said his daughter Christine Olley, a reporter at the Philadelphia Daily News.
In addition to his wife and daughter, Mr. Olley is survived by sons Matthew and James; daughters Rebecca and Julie; three brothers and a sister.