GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (CBS SF / AP) — Authorities say a man who died April 3 in a fall over the edge of the Grand Canyon while alone at the national park was from Santa Rosa.

Park officials said in a brief statement the man who fell over the canyon rim east of Yavapai Geology Museum was identified as 67-year-old Michael Obritsch.

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Park officials previously said the body was recovered from 400 feet (122 meters) below the rim.

According to an obituary published in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Obritsch was a longtime computer analyst at Pacific Bell in San Ramon and moved to Santa Rosa 15 years ago.

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Obritsch is survived by his sister, nephew and niece. Memorial details have not been announced.



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