Steve Jobs' cause of death released

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by chrisrlink, Oct 10, 2011.

Oct 10, 2011
  1. chrisrlink
    OP

    Member chrisrlink Rouge Temper

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2009
    Messages:
    1,223
    Location:
    Unova
    Country:
    United States
    Steve Jobs' cause of death is listed as respiratory arrest caused by a pancreatic tumor, according to a report.
    Jobs, 56, died about 3 p.m. last Wednesday at his home in Palo Alto, Bloomberg News said. The Santa Clara County Public Health Department issued the death certificate Monday.
    "Respiratory arrest was listed as the immediate cause of death, with 'metastatic pancreas neuroendocrine tumor' listed as the underlying cause, according to the certificate, Bloomberg said. "Jobs’s death occurred five years after the onset of the tumor, according to the certificate."
    The certificate also says there was no autopsy. Bloomberg said that Jobs was "buried at a non-denominational cemetery in Santa Clara County on Oct. 7."
    Jobs, who co-founded Apple, now one of the most valuable companies in America by market capitalization, was listed as “entrepreneur” in the “high tech” business under "occupation" on the death certificate, Bloomberg said.
    On Monday, Apple's home page continued its memorial to Jobs with a black-and-white photo of him and his birth and death dates.
    Meanwhile, CEO Tim Cook said in an email to employees that the company will celebrate Jobs' life in a private gathering at 10 a.m. Oct 19 at Apple's Cupertino campus:
    "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," Cook said in the email, posted on website 9to5mac.

    http://technolog.msn...rrest?GT1=43001
     
    1 person likes this.


  2. titen96

    Member titen96 GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2009
    Messages:
    227
    Location:
    Somewhere.
    Country:
    United States
    Ill miss steve.
     
  3. Snailface

    Member Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    4,324
    Location:
    Engine Room with Cyan, watching him learn.
    Country:
    Antarctica
    "metastatic pancreas neuroendocrine tumor"

    That means the cancer spread to other organs. It came back in a big way I guess.

    At least he must have known that the end was near and had time to say his goodbyes.
     
  4. coolbho3000

    Member coolbho3000 GBATemp Kikkoman Naturally Brewed SoySauce Fanatic

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2007
    Messages:
    2,095
    Location:
    Kikkoman Factory
    Country:
    That's usually how cancers kill. It's not usually the cancer causing a ton of trouble in the area itself (ie. breast cancer) but the metastasis to vital organs that makes it so dangerous. That's why catching them early is so important.
     
  5. ShadowSoldier

    Member ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2009
    Messages:
    9,383
    Country:
    Canada
    Thank you for telling us something we all knew...
     
  6. Costello

    Administrator Costello Headmaster

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2002
    Messages:
    12,031
    that wasnt necessarily a given. I read on multiple sites that he supposedly was dead of AIDS (no kidding!)
    i found this weird but the news was on serious websites too.
     
  7. Nathan Drake

    Member Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2011
    Messages:
    6,192
    Country:
    Antarctica
    And thank you for your absolutely stupendous contribution to the topic at hand. I mean, it's astounding how you can walk in, and essentially post worthless bullshit. I, am amazed. I assure you.

    Not too terribly surprising that his cancer metastasized. Sad to see that it was respiratory arrest that got him though.
     
    3 people like this.
  8. smile72

    Member smile72 NewsBot

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    1,748
    Location:
    ???
    Country:
    Japan
    Sad, but I guess that would have been the cause of his death. I could never imagine being in his shoes, in those final moments. I'll miss him.
     
  9. bowser

    Member bowser Mwa ha ha ha!

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2008
    Messages:
    2,178
    Location:
    GBAtemp ↑↑↓↓← → ← →BA
    Country:
    India
    Well I didn't know this.

    Where's the dislike button?
     
    2 people like this.
  10. ForbiddenCreed

    Newcomer ForbiddenCreed Newbie

    Joined:
    May 19, 2011
    Messages:
    3
    Country:
    United States
    poor old steve.... when i heard the news i was like "NO!!!! HE CAN'T DIE YET!!! he hasn't taken over the world yet!
     
  11. gokujr1000

    Member gokujr1000 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2008
    Messages:
    1,715
    Location:
    Gallifrey
    Country:
    Australia
    I already expected/knew it was Cancer Related.
     
  12. HaniKazmi

    Member HaniKazmi GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2008
    Messages:
    1,657
    Location:
    Manchester
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    I find it hilarious that so many people, after bitching about wanting him dead for years, are now paying him respects and commemorating him now hes dead.
     
  13. Ron

    Member Ron somehow a weeb now.

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2009
    Messages:
    2,837
    Location:
    here
    Country:
    Canada
    Poor Steve..

    RIP Steve Jobs. May your legacy live on.
     
  14. coolness

    Banned coolness PSN: Dutch_DarkLord

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2009
    Messages:
    2,016
    Location:
    Rotterdam Bitches!!
    Country:
    Netherlands
    damn he was so fucking smart and dies when he is 57 thats to Jung :(
     
  15. _Chaz_

    Member _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2009
    Messages:
    5,624
    Country:
    United States
    It's been almost a week...

    Who is Steve Jobs?
     
  16. coolness

    Banned coolness PSN: Dutch_DarkLord

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2009
    Messages:
    2,016
    Location:
    Rotterdam Bitches!!
    Country:
    Netherlands
    your not joking right?
     
  17. WolfSpider

    Member WolfSpider GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2008
    Messages:
    104
    Location:
    Chicago
    Country:
    United States
    I did too like on Yahoo Answers and probably on Youtube.
     
  18. yusuo

    Member yusuo GBAtemp Addict

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2006
    Messages:
    2,196
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    I didn't like his approach on marketing and business ethics were terrible, but then again if you charge $800 for $300 worth of equipment millions of people are gullible enough to buy it then fair play, ya know if people boycotted the iphone1 they would of knocked the price down and we would live in a fair word.

    And I know there was alot more to apple than the iphone, but outside the creative industry Apple mostly made their name with the phone alone, nobody knew or had an apple pc (one person I knew had an apple mac g3) now everyone has macs, your not cool if you don't have an apple product.

    Fair play though Steve Jobs you revolutionized the market and made your brand a house hold name you ingenuity will never be forgotten RIP.

    And for the people who say you'll miss him , did you know him on a personal level? Its a little weird missing someone you've never met. You gotta remember he never invented any of the products on the market now he was just the face behind the company that did.
    Are you going to miss Pablo Escabar, Pablo invented the circuitry behind the iphone, nobody talk about poor pablo though. (ok pablo isnt real but theres someone behind every product made in a company, there never named or praised for their work)
     
  19. nando

    Member nando GBAtemp Addict

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2008
    Messages:
    2,072
    Country:
    United States
    steve wasn't just the face. he was a programmer early on and he was involved in the development of many of the products. you seem to know very little about the man's role in apple to criticize. he is not like ballmer.
     
  20. yusuo

    Member yusuo GBAtemp Addict

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2006
    Messages:
    2,196
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Yes I know this all I'm saying is....ya know what nvm, ill admit defeat,all i was saying is although he was involved he wasnt the creator and nobody gives those guys credit
     

Share This Page