Maura | March 24, 2008 - 1:45 am

AP060329031078.jpgLongtime Beatles associate Neil Aspinall, who left his post as the CEO of Apple Corps last year, has passed away, according to a statement from the surviving members of the band. “As a loyal friend, confidant and chief executive, Neil’s trusting stewardship and guidance has left a far-reaching legacy for generations to come. All his friends and loved ones will greatly miss him but will always retain the fondest memories of a great man,” the statement read. Aspinall was 66. [Times Online / Photo: AP]