THE LUSTGARTEN FOUNDATION FOR PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF STEVE JOBS
BETHPAGE, NY, October 6, 2011 – The Lustgarten Foundation, America's largest private foundation dedicated solely to funding pancreatic cancer research, today offered the following statement concerning the death of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, Inc:
Kerri Kaplan, Lustgarten Foundation Executive Director, said: "The Lustgarten Foundation mourns the loss of Steve Jobs. Mr. Jobs personified bravery and vision in both his professional and personal life. While his long, courageous battle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer serves as an inspiration to all people, it also serves as a reminder that more research is urgently needed in order to find a cure. Mr. Jobs taught us that each one of us can make a difference. He was a leader and a fighter and, in that spirit, the Foundation remains committed to continuing the fight against pancreatic cancer. This is a truly immense loss."