Steve Jobs's former lieutenant and current replacement, Tim Cook spoke about Jobs, remembering him at his death. He said that Jobs was a “creative genius” and an “inspiring mentor”. Jobs died at the age of 56 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. The Apple website is dedicated to him today and Tim Cook has also made a few personal statements on his reaction to Jobs's passing. He said that Apple has lost a visionary and a creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. He said that whoever has been lucky enough to work with Jobs has lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor.

Jobs and Cook on stage together

Jobs and Cook on stage together

Cook went on to say that Steve Jobs's legacy is a company that only he could have built and that the spirit of Steve Jobs will always be the foundation of Apple. Apple is planning to have a celebration of Jobs's extraordinary life for its employees. In the meanwhile, readers can share any thoughts or condolences on rememberingsteve@apple.com.

Cook says that it is not possible to adequately express the sorrow that Apple employees feel for the death of Jobs. They also can't adequately express their gratitude of working with him. Jobs's memory will be honoured by Apple employees dedicating themselves to the work Jobs loved so much.

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