The Utah Division of the American Cancer Society has received the first installment of a generous donation from the Helen Lowe Bamberger Colby estate. Colby, who died Oct. 5, 1997, was a major benefactor of the American Cancer Society for many years.

Her estate was valued at about $13.4 million at the time of her death. The society will receive $3.35 of that.Colby also was a major benefactor of the University of Utah Medical Center, the Utah Heart Association and the National Federation of the Blind of Utah.