Mr. Danforth is a minor character who appeared in Pot o' Gold, the fourth episode of Season Three. He is the owner of one of Lima's three funeral parlors, who donated money to fund the school's production of West Side Story along with Mr. Baroody and Mr. Shor.
He is portrayed by Peter Spruyt.
Mr. Danforth is seen in Principal Figgins office alongside Will, Burt, Mr. Baroody and Mr. Shor. He donates the money to fund West Side Story. The money they donated payed for full page ads in the programme. He is then seen outside the office shaking hands with Will and Burt, as they thank him.
- His funeral parlor specializes in pets.
- He appears to be friends with Burt Hummel.
- He is a member of the Lima Rotary Club.