The European University of Armenia announced on its Facebook page:
It is with a heavy heart and deep pain that we inform you that Sona Hayrapetyan, head of the Department of Languages of the European University of Armenia, has passed away suddenly.
His life and many rich activities are an inspiring example for us all.
Being a good person, a bright personality, a knowledgeable educator, a professional and skilled specialist, an exemplary family woman and parent, Sona Hayrapetyan’s rich image will always remain firmly in our hearts and will be a benchmark for future generations as well.
The entire staff of the European University of Armenia,
The faculty and students condole and mourn the irreparable loss of their beloved colleague and lecturer Sona Hayrapetyan and express their support to his family, relatives and friends.
It should be noted that those who knew Sona Hayrapetyan stated in their comments that the cause of death was cardiac arrest