Christopher George Nelson
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Christopher George Nelson
  • October 7, 1983 - October 16, 2017
  • Superior, Colorado

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Boulder, CO 80301
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Christopher George Nelson, 34, of Superior died on October 16, 2017 because of medical issues. He was born October 7, 1983 in Phoenix, AZ, the son of Tom and Maureen Nelson. He graduated from Monarch High School in 2002 and attended Cabrillo College in Aptos, CA.
Chris was an employee of Mental Health Partners in Lafayette (Boulder). He was an avid volleyball & softball player and enthusiast.
Chris is survived by his parents Tom and Maureen Nelson of Superior, his brother Paul Michael Nelson of Santa Cruz, CA, his paternal grandfather George Merwin Nelson, aunts and uncles: Tamara Nelson & Jeff Warne, Michael & Theresa Brennan, Gary Brennan & Joan Grey, Nick & Ann Marie Purcell and loving cousins.
He is also survived by countless neighbors, co-workers and friends who will miss him dearly.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Crist Mortuary, 3395 Penrose Place, Boulder, CO 80301. The viewing will take place October 28th at 11:00 with a celebration of life immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI). Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and donations can also be mailed to:
NAMI Boulder County
c/o Mental Health Partners
1333 Iris Ave
Boulder, CO 80304-2226

Chris Nelson Celebration of Life and Love

Saturday October 28 Crist Mortuary 3395 Penrose Pl, Boulder, CO 80301

Viewing 11-12. Lifetime of pictures and music playing in the background

Memorial open talk. Memories to share 12-1:30. Please write down your memories to place in the memory book. We would love to hear your stories of our son, Chris. If you want to share your story that would be wonderful. If you want your story read, we have made those arrangements. I have many wonderful stories of Chris, I would love to hear your stories.

2-4 pm...Celebration of Life

Food and drink at El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant. 588 Summit Blvd, Broomfield, Co across from Flatiron Mall. Hope you can join us in our celebration.


A heart and soul as pure as Chris's are very rare. We were all blessed to have known him, been in his company, and most importantly, been his parents and brother. We will always love that gentle being Chris Nelson and we will never let his memory fade.