Father who plunged 350ft off a mountain while raising money for charity wakes from coma in time for Christmas

Family's joy after father who plunged 350ft off a mountain while raising money for charity wakes from coma in time for Christmas Roger Parker, 54, was abseiling down a glacier with a climbing team in August when the rock his rope was attached to crumbledFell on to an icy ledge before it collapsed and he plummeted further down the mountain Father-of-three says he is 'just grateful to be alive' and home for ChristmasHas already raised 100,000 and started fundraising again | UPDATED: 16:41 GMT, 27 December 2012 A charity fundraiser who fell 350ft off a Swiss mountain in a freak accident has woken from a coma and spoken of his joy of spending Christmas at home. Roger Parker, 54, who has raised 100,000 for Macmillan Cancer, was abseiling down a glacier with a climbing team in August when the rock his rope was attached to crumbled.