Related Program: Morning Edition on WEKU Former Md. Gov. William Donald Schaefer Dies At 89 Related Program: Morning Edition on WEKU TweetShareGoogle+Email William Donald Schaefer, the famously feisty mayor of Baltimore and later the governor of Maryland, died Monday at the age of 89. As mayor, he used any method he could to transform a crumbling, post-industrial Baltimore into a tourist destination. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.