The vacinations question is always a big issue, but honestly, your dog should have at least one or two sets initially to protect it from these diseases. Otherwise, you're taking a huge risk potentially if your puppy contracts one of them. I think it is safer to at least initially vaccinate, then to never vaccinate at all.
I understand your hesitation to vaccinate considering what happened, but there are alternatives that are considered safe, and you don't have to follow the old school yearly vaccine ritual if you don't want to.
We have a huge holistic trend in this end of the country (Vancouver, BC), and even the holistic vets agree that a young pup or dog should have at least one set of shots to protect them from fatal diseases. They can give individual shots of live vaccine, rather than the standard "combo" shot which are just as effective, and then you can pick that you want say, parvo and distemper, the biggest killers of young dogs.
From then on, you can "titer test" your dog during it's lifetime for levels of sufficient antibodies, if you're not inclined to give her ongoing yearly vaccines. These tests can tell you if your dog has sufficient immunity already existing in it's system.
Since I just lost one rescue pup to parvo, and almost another to distemper, I know that these diseases are not something to shrug off. It takes a little while after vacinating for their immunity to build up, but after that, it offers good protection from potentially fatal diseases.