Born in Illinois in August 1902. Patty Switzer moved to Los Angeles in 1920 and married Walter Scratch. During the 1930s she lived in San Francisco but later returned to Los Angeles where she remained until her death on Feb. 6, 1972. Member: Bay Region AA. Exh: League of American Pen Women, 1960-66; Painters & Sculptors Society (Washington, DC), 1964.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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