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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Max Herwig

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 5:30 a.m. CDT

Max Herwig, 66, a North Aurora resident and a member of the board of the Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn, was at the Town and Country Public Library when he answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Al Lagattolla.

Where grow did you grow up? Aurora

Do you have any pets? Three cats, Ruby, Mishy and Daisy

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Paul Newman

What was your first job? I worked for a landscaper during the summer when I was going to high school.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A carpenter

Did you become that? No. I was a technical manager for Bell Laboratories.

Do you have a favorite charity? Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn

What are your hobbies? I like to fish and bike.

What is your favorite movie? “The Green Mile”

What is your favorite local restaurant? Wee-Dee’s in North Aurora

What do you do at the wildlife center? We reside in the Elburn Forest Preserve, and we rescue wild animals that are injured and get them hopefully back to well-being and release them.

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I like to keep busy. I’m retired, but I’m not.

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