You answered your own question. You said he "gave us so much". But what did we give him? What needs did he have that weren't being met. Who made him laugh when he needed it? I think, sometimes, we forget that these super-humans are still human. Depression is a killer.
Is this headline designed to get clicks? Since when has Apple officially "ignored" calls? It may be that they are still evaluating the situation and working out a plan? AppleInsider, I'm disappointed by your click-baiting here. You've drawn a conclusion without much basis.
Because the competition has finally caught up with "good enough" tablets for the market, many of these super-cheap compromised-experience tablets out of China. You wouldn't believe what is sold in that country! Tablets for $30-$40 even! Yet they are useless!
Not happy at all with the new Yosemite interface. At first glance, it seemed really nice, but they seem to be make some changes for change sake, and it's actually a step backwards in terms of UI refinement. I'm sure it will grow on me, though.