Patricia SoltysikPatricia "Mizmoon" Soltysik
(1950-1974) was one of the founders of the Symbionese Liberation Army
. She was the daughter of a pharmacist, the third of seven children, the oldest of five girls. She grew up in Goleta, California
, and graduated from Dos Pueblos High School in 1968
in the top 10 percent of her class.
She enrolled in the University of Califonia, Berkeley on a state scholarship in 1968. She became at the same time both a radical feminist and notably promiscuous. In 1971 she dropped out of school. She and her neighbor, Camilla Hall, became lovers, and it was Hall who gave Soltysik the name "Mizmoon."