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Name: Judy Dillwith.
Family: Three children, Lee, Jacob and Jess; four grandchildren.
Residence: Yuba City.
Occupation: Retired primary school teacher.
Hobbies, interests: I love to read, do photography, travel, do things with family.
Where do you get your news? Appeal-Democrat.
What keeps you in the Yuba-Sutter area? I love the area. And my family and job.
What is the closest you've been to a famous person? (Actor) Michael Landon — my uncle was a car dealer in Oroville and Michael Landon was there for the city's parade and we had dinner with him.
What would you do with a million dollars? I would help my children pay off their homes and invest the rest.
Who has had a strong influence in your life? My mother and my father — they had very strong work ethics.
Tell us about a life-changing experience: My appendix ruptured and I almost didn't make it. I figured there was a reason that God wasn't ready for me yet. There's something I should be doing.
What was your favorite/least favorite subject in school? My favorite was reading; my least favorite was diagramming sentences.
Favorite places to go to in the area? Going to my granddaughter's sports.
What is you favorite thing about the area? There's things to do here and you can become active in organizations if you want.
What is your dream job? Write articles for the newspaper. Also be a proofreader.
Do you belong to any clubs or organizations in the community? I am a past honored queen of Job's Daughters; member of the Order of Eastern Star, California Retired Teachers Association, Daughters of Leisure and bunco.
Do you have a favorite memory to share? The day I got married to my husband, Chuck — he died in 1998. And the birth of our kids.
What is your pet peeve? People spitting.
What do you like about yourself? I'm easygoing; I like to have fun.
What would you like to see different in the community? More things for the young people to do.