Apple CEO Tim Cook has declared that the corporation will honor the memory Steve Jobs with a staff event on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The event, open only to Apple workers, will occur at the company’s outdoor auditorium at its headquarters in Cupertino, California.
“I have experienced the saddest days of my lifetime and shed many tears during the past week,” Cook said in an internal email to employees. “But I've found some comfort in the extraordinary number of tributes and condolences from people all over the world who were touched by Steve and his genius.”
Steve Jobspassed away on Oct. 5 due to problems related to pancreatic cancer. Since his death, there has been an outburst of emotions by millions of people for the Apple co-founder. The full email from Tim Cook sent to Apple employees reads:
Like many of you, I have experienced the saddest days of my lifetime and shed many tears during the past week. But I’ve found some comfort in the extraordinary number of tributes and condolences from people all over the world who were touched by Steve and his genius. And I’ve found comfort in both telling and listening to stories about Steve.
Although many of our hearts are still heavy, we are planning a celebration of his life for Apple employees to take time to remember the incredible things Steve achieved in his life and the many ways he made our world a better place. The celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 19, at 10am in the outdoor amphitheater on the Infinite Loop campus. We’ll have more details on AppleWeb closer to the date, including arrangements for employees outside of Cupertino. I look forward to seeing you there.