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injured hi an accident on U.S. 91 in Lindon, Saturday. She later died hi the Salt Lake LDS Hospital. In the background, Utah County Deputy Sheriff Dean Kirkham helps bandage Bryon West Belnop BYU Religion Dean Dies At 45 After Long Illness Bryan West Belnap, 45, Dean of College of Religion at Brigham Brigham Young University, died Friday of cancer. He was bom March 11, 1921, in Ogden, the son of Volney Bryan and Rose Marie West Belnap. Belnap. He married Darlene Howard of Salt Lake CMy. Dr. Belnap graduated from Ogden High School in 1930, and Weber Ool- lege in 1941. He received his B.S. Degree in 1946 at Brigham Young University, Us M. A. Degree in Ptttosophdcal Education Education at OouJmbda University in 1990, and bis Doctorate in Re- tigtaus Education from Columbia Columbia Untvenftty in 1951. He had also done considerable graduate work at tmion Theological Seminary. Seminary. In 1946 he moved to Roosevelt Roosevelt where he was a Seminary principle. He then returned to BYU where he taught on a fellowship. fellowship. He joined the BYU faculty in 1951, where he had served as Dr. Belnap Rampton (Continued from Page One) the sessions were devoted to strengthening the party organization organization and exploring ways of avoiding any mistakes made during the 1966 campaign. He said there was very little acrimonious debate during the meetings. Bailey called the meeting "very constructive" and said the western leaders offered sev- ral "good suggestions" on what he and the national committee committee could do to strengthen the party. National Committeewoman Lucy Redd of Salt Lake City is chairman of the conference and was chairman of the meet ing. Also attending were national committeemen Norman StoU of Ogden, and Eugene Wyman of California; National Committeewomen chairman of theology from 1954 to 19S6. director of the division of Religion from 1956 to 1958, and chairman of religious education education from 1956 to 1%1. He served as acting dean of the College of Religious Instruction at BYU. While attending Weber State College he was active in athletics, athletics, playing both football and tennis. In football he received an award for being the out- istandinglineman playing against Pasadena College in California. An active member of the LDS Church he served a mission to the southern states from 1941 to 1944, and has also served as superintendent of both the Sunday Sunday School and MIA. He had jeen a high counselor, first and second counselor in the East Provo Stake, Bishop of the U* BYU Ward Second Stake, and also Stake President of the BYU Second Stake. He was executive secretary of the Children's Committee Committee of the AliL£hmich Coordinating Coordinating Council. In this capacity capacity he worked with auxiliary executives executives and many General Authorities. Publications to Dr. Belnap's credit are "Faith Amid Skepticism," Skepticism," "Joseph Smith's Contribution Contribution to Faith," "What Think Ye of Christ," and "Living the Gospel in the Home." Survivors include his wife; seven children, Darlene Jean, Kriatene (Kris), Howard, Beverly, Beverly, Bonnie, Barbara and David Belnap all of Provo; bis parents; parents; two brothers, Robert V. Belnap and Dr. Bfaine Belnap, both of Ogden. Funeral services will be conducted conducted Tuesday at noon at the East Prove Stake House, 1600 N. 9th E., with Bishop Ralph Reed Oisen of (he Bdgenwnt Second Ward officiating. Friends may call at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, Monday from' 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday morning at the Church prior to services. Burial will be in the East Lawn Memorial HiMs. In lieu of flowers those who wish may contribute to the Brigham Young University B. West Belnap Memorial Fund, in oara of Or. David H. Yarn, Brigham Young Univantty.