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Micron CEO, Steve Appleton, has been killed in a plane crash

Micron CEO dies in plane crash

| Current Affairs News | Posted: Feb 6, 2012 2:18 am

Steve Appleton, Chairman and CEO of Micron Technology, Inc. died over the weekend in a small plane crash in Boise. He was just 51 years old. Appleton was due to retire in August, which makes the news of his death even sadder.

 

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Steve was "an avid pilot who flew in airshows and was also an offroad car racer." Steve first joinced Micron in 1983, working the night shift, he rose to the CEO role in 1994 and has been there ever since.

 

Steve leaves behind his wife, Dalynn, his children, family and friends. On top of this, the technology community. It's a sad day for Micron, and Steve's family. TweakTown's thoughts and prayers are with his family.

NEWS SOURCESInvestors.micron.com, Reuters.com

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