via source: Hello Beautiful
Nick Ashford, one-half of the legendary Motown songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson, has died at age 70. Nick died Monday in a New York City hospital. He had been suffering from throat cancer and had undergone radiation treatment.
Among the songs Ashford & Simpson penned are “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, “You’re All I Need To Get By” and “Reach Out And Touch Somebody’s Hand.”
He is survived by his wife and two daughters.