At least Jobs got that rare opportunity to read his own obit. Many of the details are probably familiar to him already.
It is interesting to see how placeholders are used in the pre-obit for the final missing bits of the story. (“He was TK”?)
Jobs’s health has been a hot topic all summer in Silicon Valley. He had surgery for pancreatic cancer in 2004, and a super-skinny appearance in June started a fresh round of rumors. Fortune summed things up at the time.