Eric Ashworth

Eric Ashworth, a former partner with the literary agency, Donadio & Ashworth, died July 20 at his home in New York of AIDS complications. He was 39.

A native of Bronxville, N.Y., Ashworth attended Tufts U. and the U. of California at Berkeley.

Ashworth worked for one year in the contracts department of Farrar Strauss & Giroux before joining Donadio & Associates in 1980.

He became a partner in the agency in 1989.

Ashworth is survived by his parents, Richard and Amy Ashworth, and a brother.

A memorial service is planned for September.

Donations in Ashworth’s name may be sent to God’s Love We Deliver. For further information, call (212) 294-8100.

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