Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

Pixar and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died Wednesday, October 5th . He was 56.
You may leave your condolences at Pixar Geek by following the instructions at the end of the page.

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Special Tribute on both Pixar and Apple home pages
Apple has created an e-mail address (rememberingsteve@apple.com) for those wishing to share thoughts and condolences.

Statement from John Lasseter & Ed Catmull:

“Steve Jobs was an extraordinary visionary, our very dear friend and the guiding light of the Pixar family. He saw the potential of what Pixar could be before the rest of us, and beyond what anyone ever imagined. Steve took a chance on us and believed in our crazy dream of making computer animated films; the one thing he always said was to simply ‘make it great.’ He is why Pixar turned out the way we did and his strength, integrity and love of life has made us all better people. He will forever be a part of Pixar’s DNA. Our hearts go out to his wife Laurene and their children during this incredibly difficult time.”

Statement from Bob Iger:

“Steve Jobs was a great friend as well as a trusted advisor.  His legacy will extend far beyond the products he created or the businesses he built. It will be the millions of people he inspired, the lives he changed, and the culture he defined.

Steve was such an ‘original,’ with a thoroughly creative, imaginative mind that defined an era. Despite all he accomplished, it feels like he was just getting started.

With his passing the world has lost a rare original, Disney has lost a member of our family, and I have lost a great friend.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Laurene and his children during this difficult time.”

All Rights Reserved. Note: Text edited and updated.

A wonderful unaired Apple “Think Different” commercial narrated by Steve:

Here is a video from CNN:

We honor Steve Jobs and his passion with Pixar. Please send condolences as a comment at Our Steve Jobs Condolences Page or fill out the form below:

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