Elgin resident Sharon Sutton, 66, was going to the Kane County Audubon monthly meeting at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center in St. Charles when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Downers Grove
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Barbara Stanwyck
First job? A waitress
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I always wanted to be a teacher, and I became a teacher.
A book you’d recommend? “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo
Favorite charity? Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice in Geneva
Do you play an instrument? Piano
Hobbies? Birding, native gardening, reading, hiking, traveling, cooking
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I once co-chaired a U.S. congressional campaign in my early years – in my 20s – for Stanley Beetham, a Democrat running in this very Republican area. He did not win.