Marisa Strydom and her husband Robert Gropel on an earlier expedition -  Image: FACEBOOKOn Saturday Maritha Strydom was celebrating her daughter summiting Mount Everest with a whisky, but a day later she was mourning her death.Satellite pings from her daughter Marisa Strydom and her husband Robert Gropel's phones on Everest alerted Strydom's mother that they had been near the summit on Friday night.But yesterday she learnt through a story on the internet that her "beautiful daughter" was believed to have died of altitude sickness on the slopes of Mount Everest. People paid tribute to South Africa-born Marisa - she and Gropel were living in Australia - with one calling her a "mountain warrior princess".But yesterday a news story in the Himalayan Times reported that she was dead.Strydom's sister, Aletta Newman, lashed out at Dutch mountaineering company Arnold Coster for not telling the family of the death.Reports later emerged that Strydom, who went to school in Pretoria, and Gropel ...

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