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Steve Jobs Death: Family Releases Statement

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Steve Jobs Death: Family Releases Statement
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Apple visionary Steve Jobs as passed away, following a prolonged struggle with cancer. He recently stepped down as CEO of the company as his condition worsened. Earlier, Apple released a statement about his passing. Now the Jobs family has done so.

The family’s statement is as follows:

Steve died peacefully today surrounded by his family.

In his public life, Steve was known as a visionary; in his private life, he cherished his family. We are thankful to the many people who have shared their wishes and prayers during the last year of Steve’s illness; a website will be provided for those who wish to offer tributes and memories.

We are grateful for the support and kindness of those who share our feelings for Steve. We know many of you will mourn with us, and we ask that you respect our privacy during our time of grief.

Even Apple’s statement expressed how deeply Jobs cared for his family. The company’s statement reads:

We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today.

Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.

His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraordinary gifts.

Fans are already expressing their condolences and celebrating Steve’s life at FamousDead.com.

Steve Jobs Death: Family Releases Statement
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  • http://www.iphone4sblog.net joe_blln

    I can not belive this has happened. It is devastaing. I originally read abotu here:

    They had it up within minutes of his death. This is so sad :( RIP steve jobs!

    A memorial group is here: www.facebook.com/ripstevejobsmemorial

  • http://www.wirelesssecuritycamera-system.com/ Kamaeni

    Very sad to hear of his death, especially due to his cancer

  • shane hilton

    My heart goes out to the family. I lost my mother to cancer and it the most painful way for a family to lose someone. To watch them wither away until there’s nothing left. The family truly knows that he is in a better place. I have felt their pain. I am truly soory that they had to watch him pass that way.

  • ererertr

    Millions of people better than Steve Jobs have died and nobody cared.

    Apple is a fashion brand like Prada. Apple did not “innovate”, they simply made their own versions of technology already invented by other people, and people bought the Apple branded stuff because of the Apple name. What was Apple first at? What about the Commodore PET, Xerox PARC and Alto, GEOS graphical user interface, Amiga, Atari ST, Diamond Rio MP3 player, Palm Pilot, Blackberry, HP iPaq, Microsoft Tablet PC, etc., etc., etc.?

    Steve Jobs was not an engineer and did not even know how to write a computer program. Where was his genius? Apple fired him in 1985 because he was such a jerk and a bad businessman. Even Apple products were not created by Steve Jobs, but by actual engineers such as Steve Wozniak, who Steve Jobs stabbed in the back.