Services are pending for James E. A. “Jim” Glendinning, 80, of Alpine, who passed away at his residence on Monday, May 21, 2018. A native of Scotland, Jim settled in Alpine many years ago, and was a naturalized U.S. citizen. A world traveler, he authored several area travel guides and wrote travel articles and personality profiles for area publications. He led guided tours to Mexico and to Scotland. A full obituary will run in next week’s paper. Alpine Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of his arrangements.