Justice Crabbe was born on October 29, 1923 at Ussher town in Accra and had his early education at the Government Junior and Senior Boys Schools in Accra.
He attended Accra Academy for his Cambridge Junior and Senior School certificates and went to London to study Economics at the City of London College Moorgate from 1950 to 1952.
The late retired Supreme Court judge, Vincent Cyril Richard Arthur Charles (V.C.R.A.C) Crabbe, before his death Friday morning was a Professor of Law at Mountcrest University College in Accra.
He was also a former Professor of Law at the University of West Indies.
He is said to have died Friday morning at a hospital in Accra after a short illness, a close source confirmed toGraphic Online.
Since then President Akufo-Addo has eulogised the late Supreme Court Judge, Justice V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe, describing him as outstanding.
Justice Crabbe died Friday morning in Accra after a short illness at age 95.
In a Facebook post, the President said: “On behalf of the Government and people of Ghana, I express my sincere, heartfelt condolences to the family of Justice V.C.R.A.C Crabbe on his death, which occurred today, Friday, 7th September, 2018.
“Respected public servant, eminent jurist, 1st Ghanaian Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Justice of the Supreme Court, accomplished Ghanaian and patriot, he served his country with distinction, and contributed immensely to our nation’s jurisprudence and development.
“His discipline, honesty and integrity made him an outstanding servant of the Ghanaian people and of the public interest. His objective was always the advancement of Ghana, and not partisan considerations. Even in old age, he continued to make crucial interventions in our nation’s discourse. Ghana has lost a dedicated nationalist and fine gentleman. May his soul rest in perfect peace, and may God bless him.”