Steve Jobs family says he died “Peacefully”; Apple established site for Condolence Messages

by Sara on October 5, 2011

in Apple,Steve Jobs

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The family of the Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, has released a statement, following his death earlier today.

“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.”

If you wish to express your condolences to the Jobs family, you can send your message to rememberingsteve@apple.com.

Apple has also issued a statement saying:

Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.

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Christina Sylvia Curtis October 6, 2011 at 2:01 am

The world lost a star, a visionaty, a friend, a family man. Memories of you will live on for years to come. Condolences to your family. Respect from a lowly engineer.

Petar Novakovic October 6, 2011 at 3:10 am

Most and first of all my sincere condolences to his family. A man with brilliant visions and full with enormous passion in everything he did. A man who successfully impact to this world. May you rest in peace Steve you’re vision, ideas and invention will always be remembered.

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