Levin's death was announced as a "Global Message" on the Freenode IRC network:
[17:16] -christel- [Global Notice] On the 12th September Rob Levin, known to many as Freenode's lilo, was hit by a car while riding his bike. He suffered head injuries and passed away in hospital on the 16th. For more information please visit #freenode-announce
Rob Levin of Peer-Directed Projects Center and Freenode Dead.