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Dr. Dudley Cheu, Pacific dental school professor, dies

San Francisco—Dr. Dudley Cheu, assistant professor at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, died July 3. He was 68.

Born March 25, 1941, in Canton, Dr. Cheu moved to the United States in 1951. He did his undergraduate work at Pacific Union College, University of California, Berkeley and University of Southern California in sociology and biology. He received his DDS from Northwestern University in 1970. He earned his MBA from University of Pacific in 1999.

After working in private dental practice for more than 25 years, Dudley taught dentistry at UOP for 15 years. During his term at the dental school, he was recognized several times by faculty and students in recognition of teaching excellence. He also served organized dentistry as a member of the Council on ADA Sessions and the ADA International Development Subcommittee He was a volunteer for the ADA/HVO Oral Health Initiative Program in Cambodia March 14-28.

He is survived by his mother, Phyllis; wife Genevieve; his two sons, Jason and Derek; and grandchildren, Kaylee, Kellen and Clark. A celebration of his life was held July 12 at the Marin Art & Garden Center in San Anselmo, Calif.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in his memory be made to support Dr. Lawrence Way's research at University of California, San Francisco. Please make checks payable to the UCSF Foundation and on the memo line or an accompanying piece of paper write "Dr. Lawrence Way's Research Fund (B1289) in memory of Dr. Dudley Cheu." Contributions can be sent to UCSF c/o Sarah Krumholz, 220 Montgomery St., 5th Floor, San Francisco, 94104.