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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Dave Baxter

Published: Friday, April 19, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

St. Charles resident Dave Baxter, 52, was walking in downtown Geneva with his wife and dog when he answered eight questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Lancaster, Pa. 

Pets? Pokie – short for Pocahontas – a poodle-Shih Tzu mix born on Thanksgiving. She is a rescue from Animal Rescue Foundation in Wheaton.

First job? Landscaping the grounds at a homeowners association

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a sales manager, and that’s what I did.

A movie you’d recommend? “Tropic Thunder”

Favorite charity? American Diabetes Association

Favorite local restaurant? Wildwood in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I got to play on the farms of our Amish and Mennonite neighbors when I was growing up. I got to help birth two calves and milk cows when I was a 10-year-old kid. 

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