Oliver Delery died unexpectedly on January 22, 2020. He was 64. Oliver graduated from De La Salle High School and earned his Civil Engineering degree from Tulane. Oliver was very involved in the sports community and joined the Sugar Bowl Committee in 1984, serving as President in 1996-97. Oliver was the Vice-President for Technical Marketing North America of Forterra Building Products. He was a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, had served as President of the New Orleans Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Public Works Association. Oliver was also very involved in numerous social and carnival organizations. He is survived by his wife Susan Fromherz Delery and two children. He was the brother-in-law of Sugar Bowl Committee member Fritz Fromherz.