Die is door de autoriteiten daar weggehaald en is verbrand. De as is aan Aron gegeven en heeft deze weer uitgestrooid over de betreffende rots.
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"Later, his arm was removed from under the boulder and retrieved by park authorities. According to Tom Brokaw, it took 13 men, a winch and a hydraulic jack to move the boulder so that Ralston's severed arm could be freed. The arm was cremated and given to Ralston. He returned to the accident scene with Tom Brokaw and the Dateline NBC crew six months later, on his 28th birthday, for two reasons: to film the Dateline NBC special about the accident, and to scatter the ashes of his arm where he says they belong"