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Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Died From Respiratory Arrest

Jobs battled for years with a rare form of pancreatic cancer.

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died on Oct. 5.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died on Oct. 5.
The Santa Clara County Coroner issued an official report on Apple's former CEO Steve Jobs' death, listing respiratory arrest as the immediate cause of death.

The document goes on to say that "metastatic pancreas neuroendocrine tumor" is the underlying cause.

Jobs died last Wednesday at his home in Palo Alto after a seven-year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was buried last Friday at a non-denominational cemetery in Palo Alto.

Apple's current CEO Tim Cook announced today that an in-house celebration will be held on Oct. 19th to honor Jobs and to remember his genius and innovation that drove the creation of Apple II, Macintosh, iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad.

Jobs, 56, is survived by his wife of 20 years, Laurene, and four children, including one from a previous relationship.



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