Apple CEO Tim Cook, touched deeply by the unfortunate demise of Steve Jobs, proclaimed that the company will honor the legacy left behind by Steve Jobs in an employee event on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The event, strictly comprising the Apple family, will transpire at the company’s outdoor amphitheater at its headquarters in Cupertino, California.
“I have experienced the saddest days of my lifetime and shed many tears during the past week,” Cook said in an internal email to employees.
The world lost the genius, Steve Jobs on Oct. 5 due to complications pertaining to pancreatic cancer and ever since his sad demise the pained sentiments of the people is overflowing all around.
The full email from Tim Cook is included below:
Like many of you, I have experienced the saddest days of my lifetime and shed many tears during the past week. But I’ve found some comfort in the extraordinary number of tributes and condolences from people all over the world who were touched by Steve and his genius. And I’ve found comfort in both telling and listening to stories about Steve.
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. The celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 19, at 10am in the outdoor amphitheater on the Infinite Loop campus. We’ll have more details on AppleWeb closer to the date, including arrangements for employees outside of Cupertino.
I look forward to seeing you there.