Kimberly Ann “Kym” Nagle Cooper
was a resident of Columbia, Missouri. In her childhood she studied gymnastics, which grew into a lifelong love of modern dance. She was an accomplished swimmer and especially enjoyed her many visits to Finger Lake State Park and Rock Bridge State Park. In the summer of 2005, Kym rescued a small boy from drowning in a backyard pool. Before contracting Lyme disease, she served as a licensed practical nurse and is remembered for her kind heart and special skills as activities director working with senior citizens at Fayette Nursing Home. Kym is especially remembered for her love of family, music, dancing and the great Missouri outdoors.
Cooper died January 16, 2006, after an eight year battle with Lyme disease.