In 1969, Jim moved to Boulder, Colo., to help Bell Laboratories open a new facility. He became active in Boulder civic and religious organizations and was an avid traveler. Upon early retirement from Bell, he opened his own travel agency, which he managed for more than 25 years.
Jim died Oct. 2, 2022. Predeceased by his wife, he is survived by his son and daughter and a granddaughter.