Pamela Su Vagnieres

March 27th, 1961May 10th, 2022

Pamela Su Vagnieres, 61 of Louisville passed away on May 10, 2022 at Longmont United Hospital. Pam was born to Dorothy and Robert Vagnieres on March 27th, 1961 in Harvey llinois. After graduating from Homewood Flossmore High School, she moved to Colorado and graduated from C.U. with a B.A. in Dance. She continued her education by earning a Masters Degree in Sports Medicine from Chapman College, She also was a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Nutrition Therapist. 

Her mother Dorothy, sister Krista Vagnieres, and step son Matthew Miller have passed away in prior years. She is survived by her father, Robert Vagnieres Sr., and step mother, Glory Southwind, husband Bill Miller, son Willi Miller, and stepson Jason Miller and his wife Amy. Her brothers and their spouses, Robert Vagnieres, Jr. and Maria Imfante Vargas and Ross Vagnieres and Lorri Zipperrer, nephews Joshua Blustein and Charlie Vagnieres, and niece Amalie Vagnieres are also among the living. 

Pam was selfless, always putting her friends and family first and herself second. She educated herself and practiced the healing arts, helping people heal from injuries and taught them the many ways to nurture themselves with proper nutrition.  Her way of teaching was filled with kindness, patience and compassion. Many of the people she counseled became friends of hers, and some became forever friends. 

After receiving her Masters Degree, she started working at a rehab clinic in Boulder called Coreance. While there, she made many friends with clients as well as life long friendships with her colleagues. Pam then worked to develop her own private practice as a nutritionist, working independently with clients in her home office and at other clinics, including the Schwarzbein Institute of California. Being self employed enabled her to nurture her greatest achievement - her son Willi. She loved children and before the pandemic, she took a part time job working for Teams of Tomorrow or “TOTS”. This was a preschool program that she said was her perfect job, and you could see the light glowing in her eyes when she spoke about it. 

Her work was always her passion, but she also made sure to balance her time with other activities that filled her cup. She hiked, skied, and loved to take pictures of flowers which became a greeting card business.  Her love of making jewelry rounded out her creative side. Most of all, she loved riding her bike - the joy that it brought her was immense. Every day - sometimes even twice - you could find her riding the many bike paths along the Front Range, always with a look of contentment on her face.

Services

In honor of Pam, smile at everyone you meet and enjoy some chocolate and the company of those you love. A celebration of life will be held on July 11th at 4pm at the Altona Grange 9386 N. 39th St., Longmont. Donations can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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Condolences

I'm not sure who all will see this condolence, but I was heart broken when I heard about Pam's passing and felt the need to share a memory. I had struggled with acne through high school and into my adult life. I'd worked with dermatologists and tried everything short of acutane. My mom connected me with pam and through her knowledge and coaching I discovered that sugar and dairy contributed to my acne. When I limited those two things, I didn't break out, when I broke down and ate pizza, I got a pimple. Because of her, I am now acne free and have a much better quality of life. This is just one small example of the impact that pam had while she was here. I truly can't thank her enough for what she did for me and what she helped me discover about myself. I will always be thankful for pam.