Ali-Ollie Woodson was an American R&B singer, songwriter, keyboardist and occasional actor. He was known for singing with The Temptations beginning in 1984, and also worked with Aretha Franklin and Bill Pinkney. Woodson was first diagnosed with throat cancer during one of his tenures with The Temptations. Despite having the cancer removed, Woodson would again need to undergo surgery when the cancer returned two years later and another two years following that surgery. In late 2008, Woodson was diagnosed with leukemia and hospitalized for several weeks Woodson died in southern California on May 30, 2010 after battling leukemia for nearly eighteen months. Woodson is survived by his wife, Juanita and his two children with Juanita, Aj and Aliah Woodson.
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