“In November of 2011, a Dawn Redwood tree was planted in Tompkins Square Park in the East Village section of New York City in memorial to Steve Jobs,” Steven Sande reports for TUAW.
“The planting was done by workers for Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project, and a one-line memorial has just been added to a plaque dedicating trees to other notables,” Sande reports. “Steve’s epitaph? ‘In Honor of Steve Jobs. Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.'”
Sande reports, “Some East Village residents were pleased with the memorial… However, others were not happy that Jobs — who definitely wasn’t an East Village resident — was called out for a special memorial: ‘How is Steve Jobs connected to the East Village? Seriously. I want to know.'”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: It’s always nice to see Steve Jobs remembered.
And, yes, there’s always some asshole who “wants to know” something, but never will.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lava_Head_UK” for the heads up.]