Face Time with Lou DeRose
Glen Ellyn resident Lou DeRose, 62, was at Art in Your Eye in Batavia when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Chicago
Pets? Four cats named Sammy, BeBe, Katrina and Mia
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Brad Pitt
First job? Paper boy for the Chicago American Newspaper
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? When I was in second grade, I said I wanted to be a garbage man, and the nun made me stand in a garbage can for about an hour. I wanted to drive a truck. I liked trucks. I became mechanic and got a degree in engineering. Then I went to law school and became an environmental lawyer.
A book you’d recommend? “A History of American Law,” by Lawrence M. Friedman
Favorite charity? All the good causes
What game show would you be on? “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”
Favorite local restaurant? Francesca’s by the River in St. Charles
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I met Sigourney Weaver and Emilio Estevez while skiing in the mountains.