Steve Jobs, the former CEO and co-founder of Apple computers has been battling pancreatic cancer for several years has died at age of 56. Jobs was the visionary behind Apple that brought us the iPhone, iPod, iPad, iTunes, Macintosh computers and so much more.

 

A statement made from Apple on their website reads:

Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being," the company said in a statement. "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.