"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Aaron Favors, Jr., Ph.D.

January 27, 1935--January 8, 2018 

On Monday, January 8, 2018, Aaron Favors, Jr., Ph.D. passed away peacefully after a long illness. He was surrounded by family and caregivers, all of whom will remember his warmth, dignity and grace.

He was a houseparent, then later became a teacher of the deaf at Iowa School for the Deaf for some good years.  He later moved to Washington, D.C.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; daughter, Ronni (Bill) Colavito; son, Aaron W. (Sandi); stepdaughter, Erika DaRonco (Blaine); stepson, Spencer P. Boyer (Clare); two brothers, H. Kenneth and Bryan; many cousins, nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Albright Memorial United Methodist Church, 411 Rittenhouse St., NW. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., followed by service at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Fort Lincoln Cemetery. Arrangements by McGuire Funeral Services, Inc., Washington, D.C,

Thanks to McGuire Funeral Services, Inc., Washington, D.C., Ronald Tegarden and Dorene and Patrick Sell.


Updated June 30, 2019