Peter Jacob Naffah
Peter Jacob Naffah

April 5, 1986 - December 20, 2017
Born in Denver, Colorado
Resided in Denver, Colorado
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Peter Jacob Naffah, born April 5, 1986, passed away peacefully on December 20th surrounded by family and friends. He leaves his parents, Kathi and Roger Jensen; girlfriend, Casey Gunning; brothers, John (Knomia) and Robert (Sara); many aunts, uncles and cousins and more friends than we can count! His father, Gary, preceded him in death.

Peter attended Cherry Creek High School and graduated in 2005. He worked as the salad master at the Larkburger on South Colorado Blvd. Peter loved children, especially his niece Alyson and nephews Rome and Silver. He worked for years at the Rise School of Denver. He was passionate about sports. Active in Special Olympics, CO, and Peter held his dream job working for the Denver University Hockey team.

Peter loved people. He had a huge circle of friends and everyone he met became a new one. Peter traveled with the Wayfaring Band and attended Adams Camp every summer. Peter loved to learn and attended Higher Vision Education supported by Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association. He was proud of his independent life, living in his own apartment with his roommate, Robbie Roppolo for the past four years.

Peter was a true original. Living life with grace and gusto, he brought out the best in everyone he knew. Peter's sense of humor was irresistible. Now, the world is a little less bright and all hearts are missing a piece, our Peter.

A memorial will be held on Wednesday, January 31st. at 3:00 pm at the Davis Auditorium (Rm 248) at Sturm Hall on the DU campus, 2000 E Asbury Ave., Denver 80210. A reception (within walking distance) will follow at the Gottesfeld Room/Gold Club, 2201 E Asbury Ave. 80210. There is off street parking and hourly parking around the University and the DU light rail station is within walking distance. All are welcome to attend and Celebrate Peter's Life.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to any of the groups below. Share memories and condolences by signing the guestbook below.




Peter Naffah


Memorial Service
Davis Auditorium (Rm 248) at Sturm Hall on the DU campus
2000 E Asbury Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80210
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
3:00 PM
Gottesfeld Room/Gold Club
2201 E Asbury Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80210
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
4:00 PM


Adam's Camp
6767 South Spruce Street Suit 102
Centennial, Colorado 80112
Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association
7200 East Hampden Avenue Suit 301
Denver, Colorado 80224
Special Olympics Colorado
384 Inverness Parkway, Suite 100
Englewood, Colorado 80112
Wayfaring Band
3327 Brighton Blvd
Denver, Colorado 80216