Ray Dawson Smith (February 24, 1957 - March 23, 2018) was a Pennsylvania game designer, game publisher, and math teacher, who founded the small game company Triumph. Originally from Pittsburgh, he had been living near Gettysburg.
He attended California University of Pennsylvania where he earned a bachelor's degree in education. He obtained his masters degree classes from Shippensburg University and Wilson College. He worked and was retired from the Scotland School for Veteran's Children and had afterwards worked for Volvo in Shippensburg. He died in 2018