Originally Posted by kthevs
He knew Rachel the longest, but after they became adults, there was no even ground between them. She could never understand how broken he was, which is part of the reason why she chose Harvey.
In TDK, she already admited that Alfred know Bruce better than her(or anyone) at the time
and in DC world,Bruce can not marry his butler(so far)
so obviously,a lady must take that task in TDKR