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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with George Gilsdorf

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Batavia resident George Gilsdorf, 44, was at Art in Your Eye in Batavia with his 1-year-old son Philip, when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Phoenix

Pets? Two dogs, Owen a husky-golden mix, and Violet, a malamute and something else – a mala-mutt.

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Gary Coleman

First job? Giving pony rides

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A biologist or a forest ranger. I became an environmental consultant.

A book you’d recommend? “Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History” by Antonio Mendez and Matt Baglio

Favorite charity? Boys and Girls Clubs of America

What game show would you be on? “The Price is Right”

Favorite local restaurant? Panda in Batavia

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I banded a bald eagle chick when I worked with bald eagles as a field biologist in Arizona 25 years ago.

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