Singer-songwriter Bryan Wayne Galentine died after battling ALS on October 22, 2020 in Lebanon, Tennessee.

He was 53 years old.

Galentine was well known on the Nashville music circuit as the songwriter behind country hits like Tommy Shane Steiner’s “What If She’s an Angel,” and Chris Cagle’s “Country by the Grace of God,” which peaked at Nos. 2 and 33 respectively, in 2002 on the Hot Country Songs chart.

Following his ALS diagnosis, he recorded his first-ever full length album, “While You Wait,” dedicated to shed light and heighten awareness on ALS.