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Face Time with Mary Curts

Published: Friday, April 11, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

St. Charles resident Mary Curts, 59, was working at her shop, The Prettiest Star in the Berry House on Third Street in Geneva, when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? All over Indiana

Pets? Two rescued cats named Lucy and Ethel

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Rosalind Russell

First job? Baby-sitting

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An artist, and I am. I paint; I sew; I make jewelry – and home repairs.

A movie you’d recommend? “Auntie Mame” starring Rosalind Russell

Favorite charity? Anything to do with pets

Do you play an instrument? Guitar, mandolin and piano

Favorite local restaurant? Thai Zie in St. Charles

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I sold a geometric abstract-shaped painting that was 57 by 97 inches to the Upjohn Company in Michigan.

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