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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Sharon Sutton

Published: Saturday, March 16, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

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.

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