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City residents, former employees line up to pay respects to Schaefer

City residents, former employees line up to pay respects to Schaefer

Those who knew William Donald Schaefer from all walks of life — as an employer, a leader or just another Baltimore resident — gathered on a warm, breezy Tuesday at City Hall to pay their final respects to the former mayor and councilman. By 9:15 a.m., a long line of people snaked out the Fayette Street entrance of the building, where Schaefer's body lay in state a second day. Visitors walked one by one through a metal detector, greeted by a large picture of Schaefer as they made their way through. Tricia Janitzky, 57, and Mary-Beth Patterson, 41, sisters who both worked for Schaefer in the 1980s, came together to say goodbye to the boss they remembered as maintaining his...

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