Richard & Janey Cheu

About The Cheus

About The Author

Richard Cheu

Richard was born in San Francisco in 1937. He was raised in San Francisco’s Chinatown, and attended Lowell High School. He’s currently a Ph.D student in World History at St. John’s University with a focus on Chinese American history after retiring from a career that includes

Why I wrote “Love Letters from Janey”?

"I kept all of Janey’s letters - all 167 of them - as a tribute to her and compiled them into this book which is a testament to our love and our passionate support for each other!"

Richard Cheu Portrait
Woman In a White Dress In Front of a Bush

Janey Cheu

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A Brief Biography

Janey Young

Born in Los Angeles in 1938, Janey spent her early childhood in Whittier, her pre-teen years in San Francisco’s Chinatown, and her teen years in the Richmond district of San Francisco where she attended Washington High School. Married Richard in July of 1961 at Old St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco.

Black Janeys Name Chinese Characters

Janey’s Chinese name, 梅芳 [粵 Mui Fong] quite literally means “peach blossoms” – a name that captures the essence of “love” in a very symbolic way especially in Chinese culture.

Love Letters From Janey

Available on Amazon & in your local bookstore

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Author's Published Books

Books by Richard Cheu