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.