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.