Edward E. Simbalist (September 5, 1943 - March 12, 2005) was a Canadian teacher and role-playing game designer who is known for designing Chivalry & Sorcery with Wilf K. Backhaus and Space Opera with A. Mark Ratner and Phil McGregor.
"With love and sorrow Anne Simbalist announces the passing of her dear son. Edward is predeceased by his father, Edward N. Simbalist. Heartfelt thanks to those for their help and kindness in his care these past years. There will be no services." -- published in the Edmonton Journal on April 20, 2005.