Man who died on Mt. Darwin leaves behind wife, unborn daughter

man who diedOn Thursday, November 7, searchers looking for a missing Huntington Beach man in the eastern Sierra found a body that matched the man’s description. Alan Stringer, 40, had left for a day hike on Sunday, Nov. 3. When he did not return, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified Monday evening, Nov. 4, by family members. man who died

Stringer’s vehicle was found at the North Lake trailhead on November 5, which helped searchers narrow the area where he may have headed. His body was discovered by a search-and-rescue team on November 7 on a glacier beneath the Mount Darwin summit (elevation 13,800 feet) on the west side of the peak in Kings Canyon National Park. man who died man who died

Alan Stringer was born and raised in Modesto, Calif. He and his wife, Gabriela, were expecting their first child, a girl, at the end of November. man who died

A GoFundMe account has been set up to assist with Gabriela Stringer’s upcoming expenses. The account has exceeded expectations and raised $23,330. 

It is stated on the web page: “A good friend of ours tragically lost her husband this week, and she is 37 weeks pregnant with their first baby. We’d like to gather baby and mama essentials for her so she doesn’t have to worry for the first year. This gofundme was set up to help out with funeral and baby costs.” man who died

The Fresno County Coroner has ruled the death as accidental consistent with a fall.

 

Missing hiker found deceased on Mount Darwin

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