Originally Posted by BoiseAirport
Not really development related, but heartbreaking news today.
It is heartbreaking. Even amid layoffs he and Micron have done a lot for Boise and BSU. Today is such a beautiful day too, the sky is deep blue, the mountains are inspiring with the snow. Sad day for sure.
Steve Appleton, 1960 - 2012
2004: "I'm very fortunate, lucky to be able to experience the kinds of things that I do. If my life were to end tomorrow, I've had a full life."
PRESS RELEASE: Statement by Micron Technology Board of Directors
Friday, February 03, 2012 1:56:51 PM (GMT-05:00)
Provided by: Dow Jones
Statement by Micron Technology Board of Directors
BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 3, 2012
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Appleton, Micron (Nasdaq:MU) Chairman and CEO, passed away this morning in a small plane accident in Boise. He was 51.
Our hearts go out to his wife, Dalynn, his children and his family during this tragic time.
Steve's passion and energy left an indelible mark on Micron, the Idaho community and the technology industry at large.
The company expects to provide additional information later today.
Micron Technology, Inc., is one of the world's leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations, Micron manufactures and markets a full range of DRAM, NAND and NOR flash memory, as well as other innovative memory technologies, packaging solutions and semiconductor systems for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, embedded and mobile products. Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com