David Ruffin: Age 50 | Cause Of Death: POOR MAINTENANCE

The Temptations

(b. 18 January 1941, Meridian, Mississippi, USA, d. 1 June 1991)

The younger brother of Jimmy Ruffin and the cousin of Melvin Franklin of the Temptations. He toured with Eddie Kendricks and Dennis Edwards as Tribute To The Temptations on a package tour in 1991. A few weeks after the last performance he died in tragic circumstances after an overdose of crack.