Brooklyn Law School professor Joseph Crea dies at 104

Aug 09, 2019 244

BY: Rob Abruzzese

Brooklyn Law School lost an icon this month when professor emeritus Joseph Crea died on Friday, Aug. 2 at the age of 104. Crea was well known in the Brooklyn legal community as a professor passionate about his students and an advocate for strong legal education.

“News of the death of 104-years-young Joe Crea hit hard because he had lured us into thinking he would just keep going and always be there,” said former Brooklyn Law School Dean Nicholas Allard. “In fact, he will never leave us because his gigantic imprint on Brooklyn Law School is indelible.”

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