On Monday, August 14th, a brilliant star dimmed in our universe as we bid farewell to Police Agent Fredinard "Freddy" Kofi Emmanuel Saforo. In the wake of his passing, we gather not to mourn the loss of a life, but to celebrate the vibrant tapestry of moments that Freddy wove into the lives of those fortunate enough to know him.
Freddy's life was an ode to vitality, a testament to embracing the joys that life has to offer. Known affectionately as Freddy or Fred, he graduated from CSU Fort Collins, where he embarked on a journey of self-discovery and growth. His education laid the foundation for a career in law enforcement, where he served as a guiding light in the pursuit of justice and safety for his community.
Beyond the uniform, Freddy's spirit found its truest expression in the great outdoors. With an adventurous soul, he reveled in the beauty of nature, finding serenity while surrounded by its wonders. His heart raced with excitement on four-wheeling escapades, the wind in his hair and a sense of liberation in his every turn. The melodies of country music often accompanied these journeys, a harmonious companion to his love for the open road.
In December of 2021, Freddy's story took on a chapter of love and companionship as he married his best friend, Chelsea Saforo. Their union was a radiant celebration of partnership and unity, marked by the promise of shared dreams and unwavering support. Freddy's love extended not only to his family, but to a circle of friends that was a testament to his magnetic personality. He reveled in their company, cherishing every moment and turning even the simplest of gatherings into unforgettable celebrations.
A devout Christian, Freddy's faith was a pillar of strength that guided his actions and interactions. His love for God was palpable, shaping his kindness, empathy, and unwavering love for humanity. He embodied the teachings of his faith, showing compassion to all and forging connections based on understanding and respect.
In the wake of his passing, Freddy is survived by his beloved wife Chelsea, his adoring parents, his cherished sister, and a host of friends whose lives he touched with his infectious laughter and zest for life. Though his physical presence may have left us, his spirit lives on in the memories and stories we share.
Freddy's legacy is one of living life fully, of embracing every moment and spreading love wherever he went. As we remember him, let us carry forward his message of joy, celebration, and the importance of cherishing the gift of life. Rest in eternal peace, dear Freddy, for your light will forever shine in our hearts.
Viewing begins at 11am with Funeral Service to follow at 1pm at New Life Church, 11025 Voyager Pkwy, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921. Graveside to follow at 4pm at Olinger Chapel Hill Cemetery, 6601 South Colorado Blvd, Centennial, Colorado 80121. Reception will be held on Sunday, August 27, 2023 from 1-2pm at New Life Church Theater, 11025 Voyager Pkwy, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921.
The Funeral Service will be live-streamed at the following link: https://boxcast.tv/view/fred-saforo-memorial---august-26-2023-px0bjdeeisl7wvkmiynn
Memorials may be made in Freddy's honor to Colorado Sickle Cell Association at https://cscadenver.godaddysites.com/ or Colorado Fallen Hero Foundation at https://cofallenhero.org/donate. To send flowers to Freddy's service, please contact a Colorado Springs florist to ensure flowers are sent directly to the church.
Please share memories of Fred and condolences with his family by signing the online guestbook below.