Mona Simpson, sister of Steve Jobs and visionary in her own right, describes Jobs’ mind’s perpetual motion even at the end. Be sure to read the beautiful eulogy in its entirety.
Intubated, when he couldn’t talk, he asked for a notepad. He sketched devices to hold an iPad in a hospital bed. He designed new fluid monitors and x-ray equipment. He redrew that not-quite-special-enough hospital unit. And every time his wife walked into the room, I watched his smile remake itself on his face.