For many years, Keith was know on the streets of Saskatoon as a drug user and dealer named "Lurch". For 20 years, he had a wide range of suppliers as well as customers. After being arrested several times for drug trafficking, he served time in a federal penitentiary for trafficking marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and morphine.
Keith was able to dramatically turn his life around. He currently uses his knowledge of addiction, drugs, trafficking, jails, 12 step recovery and harm reduction on the front lines through his work in homeless shelters, brief detox centers and support work in core neighbourhoods.