February 03, 2012

Idaho Delegation Mourns Loss of Micron's Steve Appleton

Washington, D.C. - Today, members of Idaho's Congressional Delegation expressed their grief at the unexpected death of Micron C.E.O. Steve Appleton this morning, offering their deepest condolences to the family, friends and coworkers of one of Idaho's most influential businessmen.   Senator Mike Crapo, Congressman Mike Simpson and Congressman Raùl Labrador issued the following joint statement on Mr. Appleton's untimely passing: 

"Like the rest of Idaho, we are stunned and deeply saddened by the news of Steve Appleton's sudden death, and we join his family and the Micron employees in mourning this huge loss," the Members said.  "Steve Appleton was to Idaho what Steve Jobs was to America.  His innovation, positive attitude and forward thinking approach will be greatly missed."