Steve Jobs Died Of Cancer Sad news came from the world of technology. Man full of innovation, a former Apple Inc. founder Steve jobs, dies aged 56 years after fighting pancreatic cancer that is destroying his body. News appear in less than two months after Steve claimed back from Apple, because his health was deteriorating. In a brief statement of the family claimed that Jobs died peacefully, accompanied by his beloved family. ” public may know him as a visionary, but his family remembered him as a loving shape. We are grateful to everyone who sent their prayers and hopes for Steve was ill last year, the ” family, in a statement.